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.
The following benefits are available to ADSHE members:
- Low membership fees
- Representation of the teaching and learning of neurodivergent students in HE at the highest level including DSSG, SASC, and the Department for Education
- Free-to-attend Regional Group meetings, many of which offer regular opportunities to gain ADSHE Accredited CPD as part of the membership fee
- Preferential member-only rates for public liability and professional indemnity insurance through Towergate Insurance
- Reduced member rates at the ADSHE’s Conferences: North, Scotland, National and South, with opportunities for Professional Peer Supervision®, Assistive Technology surgeries and SASC-Authorised 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.
- QA Portfolio registered and marked for our Professional QA Tutor members, with free listing on the ADSHE website for DSA-funded work
- ADSHE Journal of Neurodiversity in Higher Education, which covers issues for specialist academic support and formal assessment
- 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