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Dyslexic pupil wins £25,000 compensation – The Guardian

“A pupil with dyslexia has received almost £25,000 in compensation from the local council after teachers failed to diagnose his condition, it has emerged.”

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The Guardian, 7th October 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Dyslexic student’s exams battle – BBC News

“A medical student with dyslexia is to take legal action in a bid to prevent the use of multiple choice exams as part of doctors’ training.”

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BBC News, 29th July 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Paterson v. Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis – Times Law Reports

Dyslexia means that chief inspector of police is disabled

Paterson v. Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis

Employment Appeal Tribunal

“A chief inspector of police who was dyslexic and who was found by an employment tribunal to have been disadvantaged in comparison with his work colleagues in examinations for promotion, was disabled within the meaning of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.”

The Times, 22nd August 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Dyslexic police inspector wins ruling he is disabled – The Times

“A Metropolitan Police officer has won a test legal victory that dyslexia is a disability in the eyes of the law.”

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The Times, 25th July 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk


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