Summary of the reasonable adjustment survey results

Further to my post with the full raw data on the reasonable adjustment survey, please see below a table showing the most prevalent adjustments, as well as the different categories of adjustment and how common these are on average.

I’m noting the difference between formal (paid for) and informal (work flow/social/environmental) adjustments.

The categories of adjustments

Employer supportive action 50.08%
Organisational Assistance 49.53%
Environmental flexibility 46.9%
Social Support 41.21%
Workload flexibility and task discrimination 39.96%
Assistive Technology 37.95%
Training and induction adjustments 32.36%
Coaching support 25.22%

The full item list in order of most to least prevalent.

Are you able to change the font or size of the reading material electronically? 75.44
Do you have access to the internet or your personal emails for support during your working hours? 75.15
Do you receive support form your family? 74.23
Are you provided with feedback from your employer and/or coworkers? 73.01
Do you have a written to do list? 69.33
Does your workplace encourage interactions between coworkers? 69.09
Do you have access to a laptop and agenda to help you organise your tasks? 66.28
Do you receive support from your friends? 64.42
Do you have the possibility to make up time? 62.58
Do you use a planner to help you set work priorities and goals? 59.2
Is your work environment naturally supportive if you need help? 58.28
Do you have weekly or monthly meetings with your supervisor to discuss workplace issues? 58.28
Do you have a flexible schedule (e.g. permission to start or finish earlier or later)? 55.87
Do you have access to educational resources (such as books, apps, videos etc)? 54.44
Does your employer or supervisor remind you of important deadlines? 52.15
Are you able to change the noise levels (including wearing headphones)? 51.79
Does your employer/supervisor establish written short and long term goals? 47.85
Do your coworkers or supervisor take time in order to assist / guide you? 46.37
Are you able to do part of your work from home? 45.25
Do your coworkers/supervisor provide you with emotional support (such as offering you time to talk)? 44.85
Are you able to make changes in the arrangement of your workplace (e.g. the direction your chair faces to decrease distractions)? 44.64
Do you have written minutes of each meeting? 43.56
Can your job tasks be changed (such as varying the tasks to keep you interested, decreasing excessive workloads, changing assignments)? 43.1
Have you been provided with text-to-speech software? 43.02
Do you have access to written instructions and well as to verbal instructions? 42.33
Is it possible to adapt work rules, policies or procedures to accommodate your needs (e.g. hot-desking or providing notes in advance of meetings)? 40.12
Do you have a private office or space enclosure to work in when required? 39.26
Have you been provided with speech-to-text software? 38.37
Have you been provided with specialist training to use any of the above technological adjustments? 38.37
Do you receive rewards and/or recognition from your supervisor and/or coworkers? 38.04
Does your employers/supervisor develop strategies to deal with problems when they arise? 36.81
Do you have access to extra job training in order to learn new or specialist job skills? 36.53
Are you able to share your tasks with a co-worker? 36.31
Do you have access to an employee assistance programme? 36.2
Have you had specialist strategy coaching to support you with memory issues? 35.93
Have you been provided with a digital voice recorder for use in meetings and interviews? 35.09
Have you had specialist strategy coaching to support you with organisational issues? 34.73
Are you able to take longer or more frequent work breaks? 34.64
Is your job description clearly defined to you (an effort was put in to reduce role conflict and ambiguity)? 34.3
Are you trained in your job in the use of self-management tools (e.g. time management and task planning)? 31.74
Have you been provided with a specialist spell checker? 31.4
Have you had specialist strategy coaching to support you with time management issues? 31.14
Have you been provided with a whiteboard, pin board, coloured post it notes or anything similar? 30.41
Have you been provided with mindmapping software? 30.23
Have you had specialist strategy coaching to support you with stress management? 29.34
Have you been provided with coloured overlays, coloured paper or similar to help reading? 29.24
Do you receive support from your peers (other dyslexic people)? 28.83
Have you been provided with a dual screen or reading stand? 27.91
Was training adjusted to your learning pace? 27.54
At work, are you provided with training in communication skills? 27.54
Were tasks introduced gradually to allow you to become accustomed to your job? 26.29
Does your employer modify his/her expectations of your performance, for example lengthening the learning period or allowing for more errors? 26.16
Are you able to change the intensity of the lighting? 23.67
Are you able to exchange work tasks with others? 22.86
Have you had specialist strategy coaching to support you with spelling difficulties? 21.56
Are there meetings with your coach, your supervisor and yourself? 19.76
Are you provided with a mentor? 19.39
Do your co-workers receive training in dyslexia awareness? 16.77
Is there a dyslexia support professional in your workplace that you can consult? 15.76
Have you had specialist strategy coaching to support you with writing style? 14.97
Have you had specialist strategy coaching to support you with reading? 14.37
Are you provided with a coworker buddy? 12.12