Dyslexia and Employment

Amanda Kirby, Hayley Gibbon

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    Abstract

    Despite increasing recognition of the lifelong impact for many having dyslexia and other co-occurring developmental disorders, there remains little research into the benefits of employment, the challenges of gaining employment and considering the support that may be required for some. This article starts to bring together some of the literature and offers some research questions that need to be answered to gain a deeper understanding.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)27-31
    Number of pages5
    JournalPerspectives on Language and Literacy
    Volume44
    Issue numberWinter
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2018

    Keywords

    • Dyslexia
    • developmental disorders
    • employment
    • working lives
    • employment gap
    • unemployment
    • working practices

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