1 week ago

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Though we are fully committed to supporting students with all kinds of conditions, including Diabetes, A2L are also strongly in favour of Diabetes Prevention Week 2018, from the 16th-22nd April!This video explains the risks of type 2 diabetes and the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

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Irlen Syndrome -- said to affect thousands of people in the UK, it causes great difficulty in processing visual input from the eyes to the brain, resulting in distortions that can make reading and writing very taxing.

Irlen Syndrome is considered a disability under the Equality Act 2010 and therefore students that have it can apply for Disabled Students AllowancesThis video allows the viewer to experience Irlen Syndrome firsthand. Animated distortions help recreate what the printed page looks like for many individuals...
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4 weeks ago

Access2Learnuk

A fantastic post from @nationalautisticsociety by 11 year old Jake who is sharing his poster for #autismawarenessweek We think you are brilliant Jake! #inspirarion #autismawareness #autism ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

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Help us spread the message of World Autism Awareness Week and share our video 🙂 Remember, that as a student with Autism at University, there is help and support out there for you, so please get in touch if you would like any other information. Email dsa@access2learn.co.uk or call 0203 861 3460 ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Access2Learnuk

Perhaps you've known someone with Multiple Sclerosis and don't understand why they seem to struggle with co-ordination or weakness? Maybe you have MS and you're tired of having to explain why you're tired or in pain.

MS may be invisible to us, but it is a very real condition that deserves proper recognition. If you have MS, you are eligible to apply for DSA and may receive a tailored support bundle on a needs-dependent basis.Check out 23andMe: bit.ly/13zNPet TWEET VIDEO - clicktotweet.com/bc6i5 Millions of people around the world suffer from MS, but what is it? Lets...
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1 month ago

Access2Learnuk

LexAble, Texthelp, Matchware, Sonocent, Learning Labs and DnA have teamed up to give their incredibly useful and helpful software and training away for free.

Anyone in the world, at any level of education, can apply for the scholarship, so if you want to find out more about this fantastic opportunity, please visit ATscholarship.com

youtu.be/_h-nbPv1MT8For more info visit ATscholarship.com Free access to the software you need. * Get the latest assistive technology * Training and support included * Al...
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1 month ago

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Happy World Down Syndrome Day!
Jamie Brewer is a truly inspirational woman - Don’t let you your disability stop you!
www.youtube.com/watch?v=69y9qUPNRPwJamie Brewer has proven time and time again that the sky's the limit for people with Down Syndrome, with an impressive resume that includes everything from a...
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1 month ago

Access2Learnuk

Mental ill health is the leading cause of sickness absence in the UK and a larger issue than most imagine. A fifth of employees will experience mental ill he... ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

Access2Learnuk

With Dyslexia, it's not as easy as getting a spellchecker, or just 'focusing more' ... if it was, DSA would hardly be needed! But in all seriousness, let's all spare our dyslexic friends/family/colleagues from hearing these awful lines.Whether it's hearing 'you just need to focus' or being told 'you shouldn't get extra time in exams' - if you have dyslexia it's likely you've been on the rec... ... See MoreSee Less

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New Years Resolutions

New Years Resolutions

First of all dear readers, on behalf of Access2Learn, I’d like to start by wishing you all a very Happy New Year! May it be a year full of opportunities, good fortune and successes for all of you. Of course, the beginning of the new calendar is an opportunity in...

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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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