I was diagnosed with dyspraxia at a very early age and therefore have always had a lot of support.
To be honest it has never been that bad, I'm very big on computers and often these made up for my spelling and matchmatics, so much that I have an English Literature A-level and a Degree in Computer Science, something that others in my situation would find difficult
Recently though I'm having huge problems at work, I work in a large organization with lots of different computer systems, I've been there 8 months so far and I've had a lot of issues memorizing the different systems and if I don't write it down I will often forget it. Many times people ask me if I've done that and if this person called or not and I really cannot remember. On top of all this there are around 100 people in the department and I can only remember around 10 of their names and so when someone asks me to go speak to this person I always shrink inside of myself and I really cringe
Recently another member of staff was made head of the team but they don't seem to unstand the issues that I have and it's made me doubt myself, maybe I am just being lazy or maybe I'm just not clever enough?
The other day I heard the organization has a special section of support for people with dyslexia and I approached them of my own accord asking if there is anything they can do to support me, they have asked to meet me and I told my manager this who immediately had a meeting with me, asking me why I went behind their backs and asking me what support they can provide. I said that I did not want to approach them before I knew what support the organization could provide and that I'm unable to tell them what they can do without knowing what is available. My new manager said that they would need to approve any courses and if they would be helpful to the organization as well as me.
Surely if you have a special section of the business that deals with dyslexia you would want people to use it right?
If anything is having similar memory issues to myself please let me know, I really don't know if it's getting worse and I simply can't remember or maybe I do get lazy because of the double amount of effort I seem to need to put into things?