Ten things you need to know about Cerebral Palsy, with the charismatic Zach Anner! ... See MoreSee Less

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Your study week, presented by Lord of the Rings! ... See MoreSee Less

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If you, like many others, have a bad habit of procrastinating when you're supposed to be working/studying, why not watch this video? Judson Brewer offers enlightened insight on why we form bad habits, and a creative approach to getting rid of them! ... See MoreSee Less

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What do the top students do that sets them apart from the rest of us? What's the secret behind constant high grades?

Hint: it's not because they're smarter, or even that they work any harder.
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"Nothing is impossible - the word itself spells "I'm possible"!
-Gabi Uri, World Abdominal Planking Champion, who was born with special needs that affect her vital organs and has needed major surgery 15 times!
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"We don't think outside the box, we don't even know there is a box!"
A stellar speech on the positives of having ADHD by Jessica McCabe, courtesy of TedxTalks
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A video about life with Lupus, courtesy of Lupus UK. Lupus usually causes symptoms such as joint pain, muscle weakness and serious fatigue.

It's important that we understand this so that people with Lupus realise they can ask for help.

If you are a student with Lupus, you may be eligible to receive DSA!
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Afternoon all - we are having a few technical difficulties with our website today, but we are still here to answer any questions or queries you might have regarding DSA, or to book an appointment. Please give us a call on 0203 8613460 or send us a Facebook Message - thanks! ... See MoreSee Less

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Please enjoy this short film on Disability Awareness, courtesy of the Basingstoke & District Disability Forum, which does a tremendous job of opening our eyes and minds to what disabilities and mental health conditions can feel like.

Food for #ThursdayThoughts.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJssu_PAw4w
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In honour of Dyslexia Awareness Week 2017, please enjoy this informative video providing us with awareness of what Dyslexia can feel like. ... See MoreSee Less

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Amazing Things Happen with Autism - we have unique struggles, but also unique talents. But when people understand, with the help of great videos like this, then really amazing things become possible for people with autism and those who know them! ... See MoreSee Less

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"Don't wait to be told that you are ready" - the story of how Peter Dinklage, feeling trapped in a job he loathed, leapt into the unknown at the age of 29 to become the one and only Tyrion Lannister!

Many prospective students might be going through something similar, agonising over whether or not they are ready. Our advice? Follow the example of the most famous dwarf in the world, and take the leap!
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The App that helps the blind to see! Introducing Aipoly, the app that lets your smartphone detect and describe objects, allowing people with visual impairments navigate their surroundings! ... See MoreSee Less

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Dyslexia Awareness Week 2017 #positivedyslexia2017

Dyslexia Awareness Week 2017 #positivedyslexia2017

For millions of people up and down the country, dear reader, this is a very important week. In fact, according to the British Dyslexia Association, somewhere between 6 and 7 million people across the UK have the condition which this week is dedicated to raising...

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Autistic Pride Day: Why I’m proud to be Autistic

Autistic Pride Day: Why I’m proud to be Autistic

Did you know dear reader, June 18th is a very special day for us Autistic people and our families – a special event celebrated around the world, from Brazil, to London to Israel – a day dedicated to celebrating neurodiversity and the unique identity, abilities and...

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Why every university needs a Disability Society

Why every university needs a Disability Society

Why every university needs a Disability Society   Of all the accomplishments that I have to write about on my CV, dear readers, there isn’t a single one I am prouder to talk about than being the founder and first chairman of the Disabled Student’s Society of De...

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Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes Awareness

Of all health conditions on record in the UK that have a claim to be one of the most common and under-supported, Diabetes has one of the strongest. According to Diabetes UK, Diabetes is ‘the fastest growing health threat facing our nation’, with over 3 million people...

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The DSA Freshers’ Survival Guide

The DSA Freshers’ Survival Guide

Hi again, readers. The blog is back, and since we’re so close to the new academic year, I thought I’d offer some advice to our brand new starters, for whom these next couple of weeks will rocket by. In particular, I thought I’d offer some advice to our disabled...

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Results Day – what next?

Results Day – what next?

So once again, A-level results day has come and gone. Some of you are at this moment rejoicing the success of your studies and are looking ahead starry-eyed towards the university and course of your dreams. Others have not been so fortunate, and are at this moment...

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Introductions: A bit about myself

Introductions: A bit about myself

My name is Tom, Student Consultant with Access2Learn, and on behalf of our company, welcome to the first instalment of our blog and thank you very much in advance for taking the time to read it. So why write a blog? Glad you asked … although, technically you didn’t,...

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