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Visual Impairment and Taking Psychometric Tests

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What is visual impairment and why does it cause difficulties? Visual impairment refers to a wide spectrum of sight difficulties and can range from partial sightedness through to blindness. A visually impaired person is considered to have irretrievable loss or distortion of vision which may be improved but not easily corrected by glasses or contact […]

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Dyslexia and Psychometric Testing for Employers

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Employers must be careful not to unlawfully discriminate using psychometric tests The Disability Discrimination Act, which came into force in 1995, requires employers to make reasonable adjustments to ensure a fair selection process for potential candidates.  Given the growing popularity of aptitude tests within selection procedures, employers are expected to accommodate the needs of candidates […]

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Dyslexia and Taking Psychometric Tests

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Why might dyslexia cause you difficulties? Dyslexia can cause difficulties in reading, writing and spelling. It has also been associated with impairments in working memory, processing speed, perception and motor skills.  These skills and functions are called upon when potential employees are asked to complete aptitude tests as part of the recruitment process.  It is […]