ADSHE have collated a Hub for advice and resources in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, which is being updated on a regular basis:


Government advice:




Northern Ireland

Government guidance for educational settings:




Northern Ireland


Office for Students: Student Guide to Coronavirus

Disabled Students’ Commission student handbook: Considerations for disabled students when applying to university in light of Covid-19

Association of Non-Medical Help Providers: report into the impact of Covid-19 on DSA provision

Student Loans Company: DSA frequently asked questions v5  – 19.08.20

SpLD Assessment Standards Committee (SASC): Evaluations of Need and Remote Assessment guidance 01.03.21

Universities UK: COVID-19 information for universities

Department for Education: COVID-19 and Education advice line: 0800 046 8687 or email


Working from home:

Clear Talents have produced a Working from Home booklet, which also details how to set up your home workspace effectively

ACAS have produced a detailed Homeworking guide for employers and employees


Health and general advice:

Student Space, which offers lots of support, resources and advice about COVID-19

NHS advice  for everyone

BBC Headroom have a wealth of support and information for mental health

Mental Health UK has lots of information about managing mental health 

Calm is offering lots of free information, advice and exercises through its website and app

Good Grief has a wealth of support resources

Office for Students have published a briefing note about supporting students with mental health issues

BBC News website

Channel 4 News website

You Tube video of the US Surgeon General, showing how to make a basic face covering

BBC website instructions on how to make basic and more complex face coverings

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