23 March - ICAS Insights: Hidden disabilities in the workplace
Join our open discussion about dyslexia, a condition that is estimated to occur in at least one in 10 people around the world.
There are still many misconceptions and stereotypes surrounding this neurodiversity. ICAS Council Member Emily Cheyne CA shared her personal experiences with dyslexia.
We were also joined by Dyslexia Routes founder Sharon Hall who explained the nuances and intricacies of the neurodiversity.
(Duration: 1 hour. Originally recorded 23 March 2021)
Key themes and topics
- Hidden disabilities.
- Dyslexia in the workplace.
Who are the speakers?
- Emily Cheyne CA, Manager, Transaction Services at KMPG
- Sharon Hall MA, Dip SEN, founder Dyslexia Routes and Specialist Tutor and Trainer, Dyslexia Scotland
- Chair: Catherine Burnet CA, President, ICAS
(Please note that views and opinions expressed by speakers at ICAS webinars are their own and not necessarily reflective of ICAS’ views.)
Who’s this for?
- Student Members.
- CAs with dyslexia or with an interest in learning more about the neurodiversity.
Counts as CPD activity
Depending upon your individual role and training and development needs, watching this webinar can count towards your annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirement.
Related content - develop your knowledge
- In an interview for our Championing Unique Perspectives series, Emily Cheyne CA discussed the importance of more education in the workplace about dyslexia and how leaders need to be given the proper tools and recommendations on how to best work with employees with dyslexia.
- This webinar is part of ICAS’ continuing work to improve ED&I in the profession and society in general. Visit the Diversity Hub for more information on ICAS’ work on ED&I.