ADSHE is the only professional body that specifically and exclusively addresses the Higher Education context. Membership open to Specialist 1:1 Tutors, Assessors, Assistive Technology Trainers, Needs Assessors, managers, co-ordinators of disability services, and other interested parties, including students.
- Low membership fees
- Representation of the teaching and learning of students with Specific Learning Differences in HE at the highest level including DSSG, SASC, and the Department for Education
- QA status portfolio and CPD opportunities, which are practical and meaningful; as one member who has been through the 3-year QA cycle commented: “I found the exercise incredibly useful and consolidated where I want to be in terms of my tutoring.”
- Access to Regional Group meetings, many of which offer regular opportunities to gain ADSHE Accredited CPD
- The Journal of Neurodivergent Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, which covers issues for specialist academic support and formal assessment
- Preferential member-only rates for public liability and professional indemnity insurance through Towergate Insurance
- Reduced member rates at the ADSHE’s Online and National Conferences, with opportunities for Professional Peer Supervision®, Assistive Technology surgeries and CPD for Specialist Assessors
- Free discussion forums which are specifically HE-focused
- Free member-only resources on our website, and information relating to dyslexia including ADSHE’s 7-Principles® , Good Practice Guidelines and Code of Ethics.
- Free listing on our website and QA Tutor Map for DSA-funded work, for our Professional Quality Assured Tutor members
- Level 5 course: Teaching Students with Specific Learning Differences in FE and HE
- Being part of a recognised professional body, which meets the DfE mandatory auditing requirements
Please note: Professional Peer Supervision® and 7-Principles® are registered trademarks of ADSHE Ltd.
As a member, you are required to abide by ADSHE’s Code of Ethics