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Dyslexia Awareness Seminar

For HR and Senior Managers

This general awareness workshop is designed for employees and aims to give a broad understanding of dyslexia. In particular the workshop aims to:

  • Give a basic understanding of what dyslexia is and who it affects with case study examples
  • Identify the nature of dyslexic difficulties and strengths
  • Identify a range of adjustments that can be made in the workplace and working environment to assist dyslexic employees

Suitable for:

  • DYS

Dyslexia or Disability Awareness 1/2 Day

This general awareness workshop is designed for employees and aims to give a broad understanding of dyslexia. In particular the workshop aims to:
  • Give a basic understanding of what dyslexia/disability is and who it affects including case study examples
  • Identify the nature difficulties and strengths
  • Identify a range of adjustments that can be made in the workplace and working environment to assist disabled employees

Suitable for:

  • DYS

Maximising AT Tech in Workplace 1-2-1

We offer personalised one-to-one sessions, to work with the employee to maximise the use of the AT for specific work-based tasks.

Suitable for:

  • DYS
  • SpLD
  • VI
  • PHY
  • DIS

One-to-one Workplace Session (3 hours)

We offer one-to-one consultancy working with individual staff members to develop personalised work strategies.  The aim is to work with individual employees to develop relevant and practical strategies which will effect positive changes in effciency and overall well-being.

Suitable for:

  • DYS
  • SpLD
  • VI
  • PHY
  • DIS

Review of Reasonable Adjustments

As workplaces are fluid and change is inevitable, reflecting the changing needs of both customers and work practice, it is important that reasonable adjustments are reviewed to make certain the disabled employees are supported. A review assessment will take into consideration the needs of both the employee and the organisation, best practice and will take account of which recommendations have previously worked effectively.

Suitable for:

  • DYS
  • SpLD
  • VI
  • PHY
  • DIS

VI Work based Assessment and Report

The aim of the assessment is to identify areas of difficulty for employees with visual impairments and suggest reasonable adjustment recommendations that include strategy training, as well as technology and software solutions.

Suitable for:

  • VI

Workplace Assessment

The aim of the assessment is to identify areas of difficulty and suggest reasonable adjustment recommendations that include strategy training, as well as technology and software solutions.

Suitable for:

  • DYS
  • SpLD
  • DIS

Training Session-Up to 3 hours

Sessions are designed to maximise opportunities for hands on practice. The pace of delivery is always determined by individual employee needs and trainers are sensitive and able to anticipate the need for breaks. During sessions handouts are provided that summarise the key points and on completion of training, points of contact are given for continued support if required. The aim of our AT training sessions is to leave knowing the employee is confident in the use of software and is able to resolve difficulties as and when they arise.

Suitable for:

  • DYS
  • SpLD
  • PHY
  • DIS
  • VI

Legend:

  • DYS - Dyslexia
  • SpLD - Special Learning Difficulties
  • VI - Visual Impairment
  • PHY - Physical Disabilities
  • DIS - General Disabilities