The specialist study skills team aim to reduce any disability related difficulties you might encounter in your academic work. Specialist study skills tutors offer 1-1 study skills sessions that enable students to build their academic skills to allow them to study and learn efficiently. These skills range from basics such as grammar and punctuation to academic writing styles, researching, referencing, analysing, reflecting and time management.
Specialist study skills support is funded as part of the Disabled Students Allowances (DSA) package.
Specialist study skills tutors focus on areas of difficulty that have been identified in your Diagnostic report and Needs Assessment Report. These can range from
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Screening and assessments to determine what support students with Additional Learning Needs (ALN) or Specific Learning Needs (SpLD) require.
Assistive and adaptive technologies and applications that make learning easier for students with ALN/SpLD
Alternate media solution that allows documents to be converted into accessible formats such as PDFs, MP3s, DAISY etc.