Disabled Student Allowances
Disabled Student Allowances help to
support disabled students in Higher Education. They are intended to help a disabled
student undertake their course on an equal basis to other students. These funds
are administered by Student Finance England Guidance chapters on eligibility
requirements are regularly updated and are available from the SFE Practitioners
Website [see link on this page]. Further information for students wishing to
apply can be found Disabled Students’ Allowances can be found on Student
Finance England website and their
publication A Guide to Disabled Students Allowances.
Assessors providing diagnostic
assessments for students with Specific Learning Difficulties should follow the
guidelines under the framework established by the 2005 working group:
should be suitably qualified, holding current practising certificate from their
relevant professional body:
practitioner psychologists registered with the HCPC,
- specialist teacher assessors a current
SpLD Assessment Practising Certificate
assessment reports should
use report format recommended in the SpLD Working Group 2005/DfES Guidelines
tests recommended in the SpLD Working Group 2005/DfES Guidelines and
subsequently updated by SASC/STEC.
Report pro forma and updated test
information is available from this website.
Courses seeking approval from SASC for
training provision leading to Assessment Practising Certificates can apply to
SASC. Relevant documents are listed on the margin of this page.