Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia, or Dysgraphia

Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia, or Dysgraphia

Last Updated: December 4th 2020

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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.

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