Contacts for disability support
Disability Support Team
For advice about the services and support available for students with a disability and/or additional needs.
Telephone: 01908 541082
Mon to Fri 08:00 - 18:00
Disabled Students' Allowances
If you're a student in England, Scotland, Wales, or Northern Ireland take a look at How to apply for DSA to find the contact details and application method that applies to you.
If you live in the Republic of Ireland you're not eligible for a DSA, which is funded by the UK government for UK-based students only.
If you need help completing the form call the Disability Support Team on 01908 541082 Mon to Fri 08:00 - 18:00.
Here's a list of organisations that might be able to provide you with extra support. You'll need to check whether the organisation covers your area of the UK.
They provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.
Telephone: 0345 404 0506
Action on Hearing Loss
Action on Hearing Loss provides information and advice, assessments and student support for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
DnA (Diversity and Ability)
Provides assistive technology training study skills support.
Open University Students Association
For local support, contact with other students, or to enquire about the OUSET financial assistance scheme.
Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
Offers practical and emotional support to those that need help so they can continue living life to the full.
For enquiries about transcription services.