ecdp asked Mark McCusker about supporting people with dyslexia in the workplace

In January 2014, ecdp had a chat with Mark McCusker, Chair of The British Assistive Technology Association and CEO of Texthelp Ltd.

We asked Mark about supporting people with dyslexia in the workplace, we came up with our top ten questions and answers which we shared on Twitter as part of our 'Dyslexia a hidden disability' campaign.

Texthelp Ltd is the worldwide leader of literacy software solutions, developing innovative, assistive software to support individuals with reading, writing and research skills in education, the workplace and at home. The software supports struggling readers, those with literacy difficulties, learning disabilities such as dyslexia, mild visual impairments and where English is a second language. Texthelp has three core business divisions: Education & the Workplace solutions, Publishing and Speech Services.

If your seeking employment but are finding it difficult due to dyslexia or another disability, ecdp Works could help.

ecdp Works is run in a partnership between ecdp and the private sector group MITIE with funding from JobCentre Plus. ecdp Works gives disabled individuals the opportunity to participate in an eight week work placement where they receive the training, experience and skills needed to secure paid employment.

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