Students with other specific learning difficulties, such as dyspraxia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, or students with other cognitive difficulties, e.g. as a result of brain injury.
If you have a specific learning difficulty, other than dyslexia, or other cognitive difficulties, for example due to brain injury, the Inclusion Co-ordinator, will help facilitate appropriate support and assistance for you.
The following types of help may be available (in some cases subject to funding).
- Extensions to Library loans
- Extra time in examinations
- A reasonable adjustments plan, where appropriate
- Liasing with academic staff re recording or lectures, or the loan of a dictaphone (subject to availability)
- Provide you with manual/electronic indicators for your assignments to allow ‘sympathetic treatment’ of any grammatical difficulties (where academic requirements allow).
- We have Inspiration, mind mapping software networked on campust computers.
- Free apps are available on a memory stick through Rebecca Hartland Fox, Dyslexia Adviser, or Heather Griffiths, Inclusion Coordinator.
The following may be available subject to funding, via DSA or Access to Work:
- An assigned Study Skills tutor
- Specialist software and assistive technology.