DSA Equipment List

What is DSA? Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) is a grant that you don’t have to repay issued by the government to disabled and neurodivergent students whose learning at university is directly impacted by their condition and symptoms. The eligibility requirements are outlined here, where you can learn more about the types of disabilities which are eligible […]

Study Accommodations for Dyslexia

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Dyslexia is a condition which affects a person’s understanding of sound structure in language, verbal memory and processing speed. Dyslexic students can face a number of challenges in classes in relation to spelling, reading, language and literacy. It’s vital that study accommodations for dyslexia are made available to students with the condition in order to […]

Grants for Students with Disabilities – US College Scholarships

Are you a student with disabilities at college in the US ? Perhaps you are thinking of applying for college next year? If so, you may be interested to learn more about the grants for students with disabilities available to those studying at college in the US. College can be a more challenging and expensive […]

Canada Student Grant for Disabled Student Support at University

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Are you a disabled/neurodivergent university student in Canada? Perhaps you are thinking of applying for uni next year? If so, you may be interested to learn more about the disabled student support for university students in Canada. University can be a more challenging and expensive experience for disabled/neurodivergent students due to the additional time, energy, […]

Celebrities with Dyslexia – educating, raising awareness & supporting neurodiversity

Jo Rees Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a condition which affects a person’s understanding of sound structure in language, verbal memory and processing speed. Dyslexia is classed as a disability in the UK as it causes a person to experience substantial effects and impairments that negatively impact their ability to function in day-to-day life. It is estimated that 1 in […]

How much DSA can I get for ADHD?

Disabled Students’ Allowance is a non-repayable grant issued by the government to disabled and neurodivergent students whose learning and studies are directly impacted by their condition or disability. ADHD is classed as a disability in the UK so is therefore a condition which is eligible for DSA funding. If you are a student with ADHD, […]

How to Stay Focused while Studying – Tips if you have a Poor Attention Span

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A poor attention span is a factor which affected my ability to study efficiently as a university student for a long time. That was until I learned how to stay focused while studying! The ability to focus and concentrate on lectures and revision is something which every student has struggled with at some point, whether […]

The benefits of Jamworks Key Points for disabled and neurodivergent students

Key Points are a feature of the revision app Jamworks, which is available to disabled and neurodivergent students through the DSA (Disabled Students’ Allowance) programme. Here are some ways in which this feature benefits a variety of different conditions: Dyslexia Dyslexic students  can benefit from the Key Points feature of the Jamworks app as it […]