Intensive classes for dyslexic employees
- 3-7% of Danish people are dyslexic and up to 20% of people have difficulties spelling or reading.
- There are dyslexic people in many workplaces.
- There are among accomplished leaders and well-known Danes, such as Bubber, Ghita Nørby, Omar Marzouk, Peter Lund Madsen and many more.
- Most dyslexic people have learned to live with their dyslexia, but it can be difficult because workplaces increasingly require employees who can read and write quickly.
- There are varying degrees of dyslexia.
- Dyslexia is a persistent learning disability related to phonological comprehension which makes it very challenging to read, spell and formulate oneself in writing.
- Dyslexic people especially have problems with reading and spelling new words because they find it hard to match the right sounds to the letters.
- They also have other linguistic difficulties, such as: limited vocabulary, difficulties with language comprehension, slow pronunciation and reduced verbal working memory.
Right to free classes
Danish citizens who are dyslexic are legally entitled to free language classes for dyslexics, but the classes include up to six to eight participants, have set schedules and a limited number of hours.