- Support offered by AccessAbility
- Support for students with specific learning difficulties
- Support for students experiencing mental health difficulties
- Support within your College
- Funding your support
- Accessing your support
- Disclosing your disability
- Contact AccessAbility
- Information for university staff
- Information for external assessors
- Information for prospective students
- Exeter Access Centre
- Cornwall Accessibility Service
Dyslexia marking guidelines
The Individual Learning Plan (ILP) that is drawn up at AccessAbility with you may include an instruction to your department to apply dyslexia marking guidelines.
The person marking your work will take your ILP into account, and will not unduly penalise you for difficulties you may have with the following areas:
- Sentence structure
- Use of vocabulary
The marker's emphasis will be on assessing your ideas, understanding and knowledge of the topic.
Please note: this does not apply if you are studying a module where use of language is assessed, e.g. English or language degrees. This is because use of language is in this case an academic standard and cannot be compromised.