This is a recording of the talk given by Roger Broadbent in Manchester as part of the Ragged University project. Dyslexia is a much misunderstood and ignored condition, and this leads to many people being marginalized and forced to the perifery of society. The screening for dyslexia is almost entirely missing in Manchester leading to swollen prison populations due the disenfranchisement of individuals through a bureaucratic society.
Roger explores how the condition has been wholly dismissed by some politidans leading to a culture of ignorance in policy terms. Roger works in learning support which is coming under further funding cuts at the moment. These are his views on his work and how people with dyslexia should be supported Read more