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I have dyslexia and dyspraxia

Cliffhanger12Cliffhanger12 Member Posts: 5 Listener
I have try for a number of years to get a job.  But found that it very hard people to understand me and my own needs and disabilities. I have experience in past job that people don't clearing understanding using the wrong term in English can effect me and also people thing I being rude but I am try to teach them how to work with me and understand me. 

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  • Cliffhanger12Cliffhanger12 Member Posts: 5 Listener
    I have dyslexia and  dyspraxia I found at the job center there was no understand of me or need and how to help.  It past job I have experience work with people that can misunderstood me or misunderstanding of me by using wrong term in English which and affect me by coming across rude when I am trying rude,  I try to teach the best way to deal with me and understand me. 
  • neuromum4neuromum4 Member Posts: 67 Courageous
    edited April 2020
    I too have dyslexia and dyspraxia.
    I was at university until end 2018 ( I am disabled now).
    You would think the Jobcentre would be trying to help you. 
    It can be frustrating.
    I am not sure what to say to you.
    Do you have a work coach?
    Is there someone who knows you well that can explain to them?
    Maybe the people that are dealing with you do no know about struggles that people with learning difficulties have.
    They need to look at the 2010 equality act. 
    I really hope you get the support you need.
    I use assistive technology.
    I miss university they were fantastic.

  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Testing team Posts: 7,954

    Scope community team

    Hi @Cliffhanger12 and welcome to the community.
    Can I ask what sort of work you're looking for at the moment?
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  • Cliffhanger12Cliffhanger12 Member Posts: 5 Listener
    Adrian _scope I normally look job in the outdoor industry. 
  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Testing team Posts: 7,954

    Scope community team

    Hi @Cliffhanger12, next week we're having a question and answer session here with Starting Line (one of our free employment services) but in the meantime, it might be worth checking out our one of these employment services on our website.
    Senior Community Partner
    Scope

    Your feedback is really important to the development of the online community, so please remember to complete our online community annual survey
  • Cliffhanger12Cliffhanger12 Member Posts: 5 Listener
    Neurimum4 I have a job coach but don't think have a good amount of knowledge about my own disabilities. Most people know me are not available to talk my own  behalf. 
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