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Starbucks employee wins disability discrimination case

This week, Meseret Kumulchew, a Starbucks employee with dyslexia, won a disability discrimination case against her employer when she was accused of falsifying documents. A tribunal found she had been discriminated against after making mistakes due to her dyslexia, which … Continue reading

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British Dyslexia Association criticises new GCSE plans

Government changes to GCSEs which scrap continuous assessment in favour of final exams at the end of two years in England have been criticised by the British Dyslexia Association (BDA) saying that measuring achievement solely on final exams will greatly … Continue reading

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British Dyslexia Association report on adult dyslexia

The British Dyslexia Association (BDA) has released a report to coincide with its 40th anniversary – Adults and Dyslexia, 40 years on. The report, produced following consultation with over 100 organisations and individuals working with dyslexics, examines the progress on … Continue reading

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Dyslexia Awareness Week

This month sees the start of National Dyslexia Week, beginning on 31st October and running through to November 6th with a theme of ‘Focus on Dyslexia’. People are being encouraged to raise awareness of the condition in a variety of ways, … Continue reading

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