Information for disabled students
Disability can mean different things for different people. It may include you, even if you don't consider yourself to be disabled. If you have study support needs related to a disability, including dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties, mental health difficulties, autism, Asperger's syndrome, or other health conditions - we are here to help you.
What we offer
The range of support and assistance that we can provide for disabled students.
Disabled Students' Allowances
An explanation of the Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs), and how to go about applying for them.
Provision of non-medical helpers
You may be entitled to assistance from support workers to include note-takers, readers, library help, and mentors.
The university has a suite of assistive technology systems to enable disabled students to carry out their studies and achieve their academic goals
Disclosing a disability
Information about disclosure, consent and data protection statement.
Registration with our service
Complete our online registration form to access support whilst at the University.
What medical or other evidence is required by the University.
Reasonable adjustments (including exam arrangements)
Adjustments can be made for students with disabilities, including Specific Learning Difficulties such as dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia, mental health difficulties, autism or Asperger's and other long term health conditions.
What to expect at University
Although written primarily for students with Autism/Asperger’s Syndrome, any student may find this document useful.
How to find us
Directions and photographs of the routes and buildings.
More information about how to contact us by telephone, online or post.
The Aston Webb Student Hub hosts weekly drop-in sessions during term time for students who want to find out more about the services we offer.
Please be aware that appointments last for 10 minutes and you cannot pre-book.
Mental Health Advisory Service Fridays, 1.30-3.30pm
Thursdays, 3.30- 4.30pm