Disabled students allowance bipolarWatch
You will be assessed and given help to get you to the level of an able bodied student. You will not get any money per se but may be awarded a lap top, printer, peripherals and be given an allowance of around £100 for materials that you claim back by submitting receipts.
Although bipolar(and other chronic medical conditions) can be considered a disability depending on the person. A disability is something which has substantial and long-term effect on a person's ability to carry out day to day activities (e.g .self-care, having a conversation, socialising, shopping). Bipolar can certainly have a substantial affect on the ability to carry out such activities.
And you will receive the computer (whether laptop or desktop) that is recommended for you by your assessor.