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Workshop aims • To raise awareness of the main issues applying to dyslexic staff in your workplace • To be aware of relevant legal issues • To become aware of ways to improve institutional practice • To start thinking about practical strategies for individuals
Supporting dyslexic colleagues • The law - dyslexia and the DDA- Public sector disability equality duty • Roles and responsibilities of employers- current practice- improving practice • Practical strategies for individuals
The Disability Discrimination Act • Is an employee with dyslexia regarded as disabled under the Act? • What are the duties of the university under the Disability Equality Duty for the Public Sector?
Employer roles and responsibilities • In what ways is your institution a dyslexia-friendly employer? • How could this be improved?You could consider recruitment, training, management, communications, organisational culture, and/or any other relevant issues.