Dyslexia Guidelines

These guidelines have been written to give information and advice to all academic staff and graduate teaching assistants.
Dyslexia in Higher Education
A national and local profile
Disability Legislation
What you need to know about the legislative context of supporting students with disabilties
What is dyslexia and how can it be recognised?
How does dyslexia impact on the writing process?
How are students screened and assessed at Leicester?
A description of the dyslexia assessment process for students who think they might be dyslexic
What adjustments are made in exams?
What other specific learning difficulties are there?
What about work placements, study abroad, field trips and work placements?
What further useful resources are available?

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