Disabled Students

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What could I get from the DSA for Generalised Anxiety/Panic disorder? 7 hours ago 10 Dec 20:55 Replies: 4 Views: 107
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Sticky: The Ultimate Disabled Students Sticky (Pgs: 1 2 3) 06-12-2015 06 Dec 2015 7:51 Replies: 54 Views: 26,105
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Sticky: A list of common disabilities/disorders 03-11-2008 03 Nov 2008 14:07 Replies: 3 Views: 18,822
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DSA 5 hours ago 10 Dec 22:45 Replies: 5 Views: 110
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What could I get from the DSA for Generalised Anxiety/Panic disorder? 7 hours ago 10 Dec 20:55 Replies: 4 Views: 107
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Disability leading to failed first year 09-07-2016 09 Jul 11:50 Replies: 17 Views: 525
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DSA and mental health 08-07-2016 08 Jul 7:39 Replies: 9 Views: 1,187
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Windows 10 & DSA software 08-07-2016 08 Jul 1:04 Replies: 11 Views: 1,037
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DSA Application 07-07-2016 07 Jul 4:30 Replies: 1 Views: 188
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Disabled Students' Allowance - Anxiety? 29-06-2016 29 Jun 15:29 Replies: 5 Views: 700
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Funding for Laptop at college 26-06-2016 26 Jun 10:47 Replies: 10 Views: 476
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DSA Ergonomic Chair (Pgs: 1 2) 26-06-2016 26 Jun 0:03 Replies: 20 Views: 1,553
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Epilepsy and applications to uni 25-06-2016 25 Jun 18:27 Replies: 6 Views: 728
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Improving reading comprehension when Dyslexic 22-06-2016 21 Jun 23:28 Replies: 8 Views: 244
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DSA - second year - laptop 18-06-2016 18 Jun 1:54 Replies: 4 Views: 402
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Disability severely affecting third year studies 16-06-2016 16 Jun 6:21 Replies: 8 Views: 1,048
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Studying and ESA 15-06-2016 15 Jun 21:06 Replies: 2 Views: 236
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DSA claims form 15-06-2016 15 Jun 17:50 Replies: 1 Views: 165
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Dsa form help me , arm missing best way to fill in form?? 14-06-2016 14 Jun 7:10 Replies: 5 Views: 337
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Type 1 diabetes and University 13-06-2016 13 Jun 16:34 Replies: 6 Views: 936
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Special Consideration 12-06-2016 12 Jun 20:21 Replies: 2 Views: 662
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DSA for dyslexia and Mac software 08-06-2016 08 Jun 0:46 Replies: 3 Views: 586
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The DSA cad system that wasn't 08-06-2016 08 Jun 0:38 Replies: 0 Views: 220
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DSA & laptop 05-06-2016 05 Jun 15:38 Replies: 7 Views: 413
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DSA - General allowance (medical equipment) 31-05-2016 31 May 15:56 Replies: 2 Views: 318
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I'm scared, Will I be entitled to PIP? I was awarded DLA indefinitely (Pgs: 1 2 3) 26-05-2016 26 May 11:29 Replies: 50 Views: 6,760
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Type 1 Diabetes and Exams 25-05-2016 25 May 6:43 Replies: 3 Views: 304
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What DSA support have people requested for depression? 24-05-2016 24 May 20:39 Replies: 2 Views: 580
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Given Extra time in exams but... 20-05-2016 20 May 15:43 Replies: 4 Views: 530
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Can I return the DSA laptop? 16-05-2016 16 May 0:25 Replies: 12 Views: 5,027
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DSA Doctor's Evidence 14-05-2016 14 May 21:40 Replies: 2 Views: 382
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Autism diagnosis - what now? (Pgs: 1 2 3) 11-05-2016 11 May 20:55 Replies: 46 Views: 1,775
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I have special needs and I had virtually no support for the last year at F.E. College 10-05-2016 10 May 22:38 Replies: 3 Views: 266
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I've recieved a letter that i'm eligible to DSA, but i'm only dyslexic...? 09-05-2016 09 May 20:24 Replies: 5 Views: 413
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Returning to university after prolonged period of illness. 09-05-2016 09 May 10:54 Replies: 1 Views: 258
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Free laptop if disabled? 06-05-2016 06 May 21:52 Replies: 9 Views: 692
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Being diagnosed with dyslexia and remarking previous grades 01-05-2016 01 May 13:07 Replies: 5 Views: 760
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Do I need to complete DSA forms again? 28-04-2016 28 Apr 10:39 Replies: 3 Views: 509
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Reapplying for DSA? 18-04-2016 18 Apr 15:51 Replies: 1 Views: 321
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Taxi allowance 18-04-2016 18 Apr 9:35 Replies: 6 Views: 4,328
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Learning Disabilities 17-04-2016 17 Apr 13:37 Replies: 7 Views: 361
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DSA insurance for you own equipment (Pgs: 1 2) 16-04-2016 16 Apr 14:29 Replies: 26 Views: 965
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The key changes to DSA for academic year 2016/17 16-04-2016 15 Apr 23:01 Replies: 0 Views: 504
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ONLY £95 towards a laptop for DSA (Pgs: 1 2) 15-04-2016 15 Apr 19:08 Replies: 37 Views: 1,866
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Returning to University 14-04-2016 14 Apr 20:07 Replies: 5 Views: 280
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Dyspraxia without problems learning to ride a bike?? (Pgs: 1 2) 10-04-2016 10 Apr 16:45 Replies: 20 Views: 916
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DSA! 08-04-2016 08 Apr 22:01 Replies: 1 Views: 317
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Applying for accommodations/informing uni of access needs when they're my insurance?? 07-04-2016 07 Apr 12:44 Replies: 12 Views: 445
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Benefits of going through DSA? 07-04-2016 07 Apr 10:44 Replies: 15 Views: 1,229
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Need help 07-04-2016 07 Apr 6:14 Replies: 5 Views: 384
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Do disabled students get DSA in Post-graduate Masters study? 06-04-2016 06 Apr 18:23 Replies: 1 Views: 308
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DSA evidence 03-04-2016 03 Apr 10:18 Replies: 15 Views: 1,030
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Can you help me please? 01-04-2016 01 Apr 21:44 Replies: 4 Views: 407
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Studying with a memory disorder 01-04-2016 01 Apr 15:04 Replies: 3 Views: 625
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Aspergers syndrome and University 31-03-2016 31 Mar 6:48 Replies: 11 Views: 995
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DSA for dyslexia and dyspraxia 30-03-2016 30 Mar 0:32 Replies: 17 Views: 5,612
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Accommodation for disabled students (Autism) (Pgs: 1 2) 28-03-2016 28 Mar 10:47 Replies: 29 Views: 1,461
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Partially sighted student seeks advice! (Pgs: 1 2) 25-03-2016 25 Mar 12:11 Replies: 27 Views: 1,117
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DSA - Mental Health 21-03-2016 21 Mar 18:26 Replies: 9 Views: 995
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Question about applying for student finance 21-03-2016 21 Mar 14:49 Replies: 8 Views: 527
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I am 24 and live with my Mum, thinknig of moving out and renting a place, advice plea 18-03-2016 18 Mar 15:12 Replies: 17 Views: 654
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Alternative exam formats as reasonable accommodation - autistic spectrum conditions? 14-03-2016 14 Mar 20:47 Replies: 5 Views: 693
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Extension due to disability and change of course regulstions 11-03-2016 11 Mar 16:45 Replies: 4 Views: 685
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Did everyone get all of the recommendations from the DSA? 08-03-2016 08 Mar 6:41 Replies: 3 Views: 541
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Laptop help Fujitsu Lifebook A555 or spend more and upgrade 01-03-2016 01 Mar 19:48 Replies: 1 Views: 425
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DSA - What did you get? 29-02-2016 29 Feb 11:57 Replies: 5 Views: 706
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Choosing Supplier 22-02-2016 21 Feb 23:56 Replies: 1 Views: 337
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Dragon Naturally Speaking and exams 21-02-2016 21 Feb 12:57 Replies: 1 Views: 416
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DSA assessment - radiography student with ADD - please help 17-02-2016 17 Feb 6:49 Replies: 2 Views: 435
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DSA advice 16-02-2016 16 Feb 19:44 Replies: 6 Views: 674
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DSA's for those with mental health conditions? 14-02-2016 14 Feb 10:16 Replies: 6 Views: 654
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Dsa fees 12-02-2016 12 Feb 17:40 Replies: 3 Views: 405
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ESA, PIP and full time study 09-02-2016 09 Feb 19:38 Replies: 16 Views: 1,567
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Sight impairment and applying to uni 07-02-2016 07 Feb 14:25 Replies: 14 Views: 785
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Did you accept all of the recommendations from your adviser? 07-02-2016 07 Feb 12:23 Replies: 12 Views: 842
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Non-medical help support - how to use it! 05-02-2016 05 Feb 7:18 Replies: 2 Views: 336
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DSA Team email address 04-02-2016 04 Feb 10:12 Replies: 9 Views: 8,978
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Power Wheelchair User Survey 01-02-2016 01 Feb 16:36 Replies: 1 Views: 271
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ESA and student status 29-01-2016 29 Jan 8:02 Replies: 3 Views: 394
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Mature Student and Dyslexia 27-01-2016 27 Jan 15:51 Replies: 1 Views: 282
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How long does a DSA needs assesmment take 27-01-2016 27 Jan 10:03 Replies: 5 Views: 408
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Upgrade internals of laptop from DSA 21-01-2016 21 Jan 14:27 Replies: 3 Views: 302
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what laptop 19-01-2016 19 Jan 17:54 Replies: 19 Views: 18,408
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student with dyspraxia, how do you cope? (Pgs: 1 2) 19-01-2016 19 Jan 15:55 Replies: 21 Views: 6,368
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What would you do? 17-01-2016 16 Jan 23:58 Replies: 3 Views: 351
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