If you have a support need that impacts on your learning and participation at college, the first step is letting Inclusive Learning know. It is important for you to make contact with them as early as possible.
The Inclusive Learning department is open on each campus throughout the summer break.
WHO WE SUPPORT
WHAT SUPPORT WE OFFER
|Ayrshire College is committed to supporting all of our students to have a positive learning experience. We support students with:||
A member of Inclusive Learning will meet with you to discuss your support needs and agree your Personal Learning Support Plan (PLSP). We also provide:
|Visual Impairment||Dyslexia Screening|
|Hearing Impairment||Equipment Loan|
|Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Demonstration of assistive technology|
|Physical Disabilities||1:1 support and workshops|
|Medical Conditions||Learning Assistant support to read, scribe or note take|
|Specific Learning Difficulties||Sign Language Interpreters|
|Unseen Disabilities||Assessment Arrangements|
|Mental Health||Help with applying for Disabled Student’s Allowance|
|Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties||Liaison with curriculum staff|
|Signposting to other support available, eg. Counsellor|
|Working in partnership with external agencies|
The Disabled Students Allowance (DSA) is designed to meet additional study needs that affect students with a learning difficulty such as Dyslexia, a sensory or physical impairment, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, medical condition, medical health condition, disability or other evidenced need.
DSA funding can assist with the purchase of specialist equipment and assistive software, learning assistant support for readers, scribes, etc. and a basic allowance for consumable items such as printer paper and ink cartridges.
If you think you are eligible please speak to the Inclusive Learning Team at your campus or check the SAAS website for further details on DSA.
You can do this by:
• Ticking the box on your application form
• Speaking to a member of staff when you are invited for a course interview or at induction
• Dropping in to Student Services for a referral
• Emailing email@example.com
• Phone us:
01292 293 553
01563 523 501 ext 4058
01294 555 325