This page contains broad information around the following:
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder / Attention Deficit Disorder
- Assistive technology
- Autistic Spectrum
- Blind / blindness / partial sightedness / sight loss / visual impairment
- Deaf / deafness / hard of hearing / hearing impairment / hearing Loss
- Disabled Students Allowances - DSA
- Exam arrangements
For advice for students with physical disabilities, sensory impairments, health issues and Autism/Asperger’s including adaptations to Halls of Residence and access to classrooms contact the Disability and Dyslexia Service.
Advice for students with ADHD / ADD can be obtained via the Disability and Dyslexia Service.
ADDISS (National Attention Deficit Disorder Information & Support Service)
Advice for students with Asperger's can be obtained via the Disability and Dyslexia Service.
Information about assistive technology training and support available at the University.
Advice for students on the Autistic Spectrum can be obtained via the Disability and Dyslexia Service.
Mind - mental health charity
4Sight – West Sussex charity supporting people with visual impairment
Living Paintings – free library of tactile and audio books
Alternative text for images in Microsoft Office products
Assistive technology training and support available at the University.
Your Local Cinema – audio description for cinema listings
ROVI and West Sussex services for visually impaired people
BTA (British Tinnitus Association) – for advice on Tinnitus / noises in the head.
Action for Deafness – local deaf clubs
BDA – British Deaf Association
BSL – British Sign Language information and resources
Connevans – equipment for deaf people
Signhealth – access to healthcare, health and mental health information for Deaf people
Limping Chicken – popular deaf blog
Stagetext – captioning for theatre and cultural events
Your Local Cinema – subtitled cinema listings
Please contact the Disability and Dyslexia Service for information and guidance about the DSA.
There is a helpful guide on the Save the Student website.
The University's Financial Support and the Disabled Students' Allowance information.
Advice for students with dyslexia can be obtained from the Disability and Dyslexia Service.
More information is also available in the dyslexia section on the in Student Support and Wellbeing page on Moodle.
See also the British Dyslexia Association website.
Advice for students with dyspraxia can be obtained from the Disability and Dyslexia Service.
The University's information on inclusivity, equality, and diversity.
Guidelines to the Equality Act 2010.
The University's exams and assessments page provides an overview.
The Disability and Dyslexia Service provides a range of support services to students with disabilities, continuing health conditions, mental health conditions, and specific learning difficulties (e.g. dyslexia, dyspraxia etc.).
This service is available for all students with any additional learning need that requires any sort of support or adjustment in exams. We work with students who…
- Are blind or visually impaired
- Are deaf or hearing impaired
- Have a mobility issue
- Have a long term medical condition which impacts on their studies
- Has an Autistic Spectrum condition
Contact the Disability and Dyslexia Service to discuss your requirements.