This service for students on both campuses who need support to aid their studies at University. We commonly work with students with:
- Specific learning difficulties, such as dyslexia and dyspraxia
- Asperger Syndrome or Autism Spectrum Conditions
- Physical disabilities
- Blind or visual impairment
- Deaf or hearing impairment
- Long-term medical conditions such as epilepsy, diabetes or arthritis.
- Temporary injuries, e.g. a broken leg
- Mental health difficulties and one or more of the above health problems
How can we help?
- Discuss your current situation within a confidential and supportive space
- Explore how your health condition or specific learning difficulty (SpLD) impacts your course and University life
- Discuss and implement any specialist support options appropriate for you
- Where appropriate, work with the library team to advise you on alternative formats
- Support you to access Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA), if applicable
- We recommend you apply for a Disabled Student Allowance before your studies begin - find out more here
- Explore eligibility for an Individual Learning Plan (ILP)
- Liaise with your College and relevant support agencies, with your consent, in order to provide the most effective support for you at any stage in your studies
- Offer SpLD screening, such as Dyslexia screening, where appropriate
- Provide you with an ILP (individual learning plan) that informs the University of any extra support or adjustments you need
To find out more about accessibility and support services offered at Exeter click here.
Dyspraxia Foundation website: https://dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk/
Dyslexia help website: http://www.dyslexia-help.org/
Autism website: https://www.autism.org.uk/about/what-is/asd.aspx