We offer support to all students with a disability, which could include:
- Visual impairment
- Hearing impairment
- Physical disability
- Specific learning difference, ie dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia
- Asperger's Syndrome or Autistic Spectrum Disorder
- Medical Conditions, such as Diabetes, Sickle Cell Anaemia, Epilepsy, Cancer, HIV, Arthritis, Asthma and a number of other conditions.
We know that each person's disability can affect them in different ways, so the support we offer is flexible and tailored to each individual, so just come along and discuss what you need.
In order to access the full range of support, you will need to provide medical evidence; this could be a letter from your GP, Consultant, Health Care Professional or report from an Educational Psychologist.
If you are unsure about whether you can access support, contact us.
What support is available?
All discussions about supporting you while you are at our University are confidential and are aimed at encouraging your independence in accessing and participating in your course and student life. Support could include:
- Student Support Meeting at application stage to discuss relevant support requirements; click here to find out more about Student Support Meetings
- Advice on applying for the Disabled Students' Allowances;
- Referral for an Educational Psychologist assessment;
- Referral for an Autistic Spectrum Disorder assessment;
- Recommendations for reasonable adjustments and support strategies;
- Signposting/referral to other services, both internal and external.
Information for Needs Assessors
De Montfort University is a registered supplier of DSA Non-Medical Help support; please view our current rates here.
You can make an appointment to see a member of the team at Student Gateway reception in person or book online through MyGateway.
Alternatively, our contact details are:
T: 0116 257 7595