Employees can suffer from hidden illnesses or learning difficulties that may not be physically seen by our eyes – dyslexia being one. According to the Data & Marketing Association (DMA), it is estimated that one in ten people have the neurodevelopmental condition, which mainly affects the development of literacy and language related skills. Due to the fact dyslexia can sometimes not be identified without the individual first revealing it, employers may struggle to offer reasonable adjustments to support affected staff members. Despite this, the TUC previously revealed that over the last ten years many trade unions and employers have developed a more ‘satisfactory understanding’ of dyslexia, putting in place adjustments such as having instructions written down/emailed, offering...
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