Disabled Students Allowances (DSA)

Click on the links below/on the left to view information for practitioners and students about Disabled Students Allowances (DSA):

DSA – information for members

ADSHE DSAs Reform Summary Document
DSA NEW * Latest news regarding HEI students

DSA – information for students

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Support models for students with disabilities: report

HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for England) has published a comprehensive review of models of support for students with disabilities in the 2016/17 academic year. The review includes a survey of 105 providers, including specialist providers and further education colleges, along with 13 case studies. Here’s a summary of the findings, with links to the full report: How inclusive is support for disabled students?

OIA Guidance on supporting disabled students   (Nov 2017)

Legal requirements for disabled students’ support: guidance

In answer to a series of written questions in the Westminster House of Lords last week, the house has produced a list of resources for disabled students and for higher education providers about the legally required levels of support available, and legal duties and responsibilities to disabled students.

Here are the resources aimed at students:

Here are the resources aimed at education providers:

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