Hearing Impairment

Your School of Study can arrange:

  • To give you outline lecture notes or presentation materials in advance

  • Extra exam time in examinations or other assessment arrangements (this will be agreed in consultation with Disability & Additional Needs Unit)

  • Additional support from your Personal Tutor


The Disability & Additional Needs Unit can provide:

  • Advice and support in your application for Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) or other funding

  • Advice on equipment available, and assistance with purchase

  • Liaison with your department to arrange any extra support need

  • Liaison with the student accommodation team regarding Deaf Alerter systems, etc

  • Study support workers e.g. note-takers, readers or other study support

  • Sessions with a visiting teacher for language support

  • British Sign Language interpreters, lip speakers and communication support workers


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