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Whether you employ or work alongside someone with dyslexia, we can help.

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Getting started

To help get you started, download our set of short guides.

What is dyslexia? will give you a quick overview of the learning difficulty.

Our Guide for Employers and Applications and Interviews for Employers publications contain advice on employing people with dyslexia, including regulations regarding dyslexia for employers and how to offer support to employees with dyslexia. 

You may also be interested in reading our Dyslexia and Visual Issues leaflet. It has information about possible problems including binocular instability, Meares-Irlen or Scotopic Sensitivity issues.

Ideas for Dyslexia Friendly Formats will tell you about the best way to format communications to make them accessible to everybody.

For issues to consider about Dyslexia at work read this MacRoberts and Dyslexia Scotland leaflet.

Read all of our publications here

Scottish Trades Union Congress Dyslexia Guide

This Dyslexia guide has been developed to help Union Learning Representatives  support and signpost people in the workplace who may have dyslexia, and to encourage them to contact relevant organisations that can provide the expertise required. 

Membership of the Scottish Trades Union Dyslexia Group includes representatives from various affiliated unions, Scottish Union Learning, the STUC Disabled Workers’ Committee, Dyslexia Scotland and Dyslexia Scotwest. 

To download the Dyslexia Guide from the Scottish Union Learning website visit:

http://www.scottishunionlearning.com/support/everyday-skills/dyslexia-guide

Training for employers

The more people understand the difficulties it brings, the easier life will become for people with dyslexia.

That’s why we offer high quality training for organisations – helping raise awareness so that you can better support your workforce. Click here to find out more.

To discuss your training needs and options, simply get in touch