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Articles tagged "disabled students"

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Supporting disabled students at Queen Mary

In this spotlight we shall look briefly at supporting disabled students in their study at Queen Mary. This includes looking at the specialist support and facilities available to students, discussing some of the specific difficulties that some students face in order to be aware of where help or adjustment may be needed and also some of the simple things that can be done to aid students study more effectively.

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Support available for students with mental health issues

David Walmsley describes for tutors, the range of support that is available for their students with mental health issues within the college from the Disability and Dyslexia service.

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Simple things to help students with mental health issues

David Walmsley discusses a few simple things that can help academic staff to help students with mental health issues. These include acknowledging the limit on time and the other support available for both tutors and students.

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Difficulties for students with mental health issues

David Walmsley talks about some of the issues that it would be useful for academics to know about some of the regarding difficulties the students with mental health issues may have with teaching and learning.

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Helping dyslexic students: handouts and feedback

Grazia Bevere gives some examples of simple things that can be very helpful for dyslexic students.

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Difficulties for dyslexic students

Grazia Bevere discusses some of the difficulties that dyslexic students may have with their learning.

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Diagnosis and support for students with dyslexia/dyspraxia

Grazia Bevere describes for tutors the diagnostic procedure that students suspected of having dyslexia could be directed towards and the support available to them.

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Supporting disabled students: working with support services

Simon Jarvis, Head of the Disability and Dyslexia Service, describes the range of support needs by disabled students at the College and how they can be supported by services and academic staff, individually and working together.

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Services and facilities available to help disabled students

Simon Jarvis describes for tutors the range of support services available in the College that can help their students’ learning is they have difficulties due to disabilities.

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Helping disabled students: electronic documents

Simon Jarvis describes how and why the availability of electronic documents can help many disabled students with their learning.

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