The Greater London Co-ordinating Committee website

The Greater London Co-ordinating Committee (GLCoord) consists of the three union branches of the Communications and Digital (C&D) Sector in Prospect which serve members in the Greater London area. We represent members working in companies who do not have recognition agreements with Prospect as well as members actively seeking work even if not currently employed.  You can join Prospect on line via thier website. If you wish to find out more you can contact any Branch Principal Officer via thier email address.

Benefits of being Registered -- Across this whole website some articles are only available to registered users, if you are member of the union register if not apply to join and then register - you know it makes sense.

BBC World Service has been marking Dyslexia Awareness Week by broadcasting several items on the subject.

This short recording (which works in Firefox and M$ Edge but doesn't seem to work in Googel Chrome) gives a good account of why businesses may want to employ dyslexic people - to benefit from the particular abilities dyslexic people often posses:

 
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Like many human characteristics, such as height, weight or shoe size, there is a natural variation in the anatomy of people’s brains. Many authorities now use the term neurodiversity to describe dyslexia, dyspraxia, autistic spectrum/Asperger syndrome and other differences due to this variation in the ‘wiring’ of the brain.

Neurodiverse people have a range of characteristics and many are highly able, leading successful careers and holding positions of authority

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Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
Asperger/Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

A Toolbox for Managing Neurodiversity (ND)

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A PDF version of a slide show available here

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A guide for the workplace.

Dyslexic adults can be found working effectively at the highest levels in many occupational areas. Successful dyslexics are often viewed as people who achieved their good results in spite of their dyslexia. In reality, however, many successful dyslexics are successful because of their dyslexia.

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