Dyslexic ex-sergeant Colin Hughes jailed for forgery – BBC News

Posted July 28th, 2017 in communicating false information, dyslexia, forgery, news, police, sentencing by tracey

‘A dyslexic former police officer has been jailed for forgery after he was caught out by his bad spelling.’

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BBC News, 28th July 2017

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Don’t use dyslexia as an excuse, judge tells ‘bully’ businessman in divorce case as he says ‘even Albert Einstein had dyslexia’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 22nd, 2017 in autism, divorce, dyslexia, family courts, judges, news, private hearings by sally

‘A businessman embroiled in a bitter divorce case with his estranged wife has been criticised by a judge for using his dyslexia as an excuse, telling him “even Einstein had dyslexia”.’

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Daily Telegraph, 21st February 2017

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Starbucks employee wins dyslexia discrimination case – BBC News

Posted February 9th, 2016 in dyslexia, employment tribunals, learning difficulties, news by sally

‘A woman with dyslexia has won a disability discrimination case against her employer Starbucks after she was accused of falsifying documents.’

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BBC News, 9th February 2016

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Student litigation – Choosing the right words – Hardwicke Chambers

“The case of Mr John Scarborough v Canterbury Christ Church University (Scarborough) which was recently decided carries potentially significant implications in terms of bringing a case that may fall under separate heads of action.This article discusses this decision and its practical effect on future litigation.”

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Hardwicke Chambers, 7th November 2013

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Dyslexic pupil wins £25,000 compensation – The Guardian

Posted October 7th, 2008 in compensation, dyslexia, news, special educational needs by sally

“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

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Dyslexic student’s exams battle – BBC News

Posted July 29th, 2008 in disability discrimination, dyslexia, examinations, news by sally

“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

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

Posted August 22nd, 2007 in disability discrimination, dyslexia, law reports by sally

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

Posted July 25th, 2007 in disability discrimination, dyslexia, news by sally

“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