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Dyslexic student's legal action

29th July 2008

A medical student is going to take legal action to stop multiple choice questions being used in exams, as she says they discriminate against dyslexic people.

Naomi Gadian, who has the condition, is bringing the case against the General Medical Council in a bid to change the current system. She said: "In normal day life, you don't get given multiple choice questions to sit. Your patients aren't going to ask you 'here's an option and four answers. Which one is right?'"

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Article Information

Title: Dyslexic student's legal action
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 7715
Date Added: 29th Jul 2008

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