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Disability and accessibility

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Support for applicants and students

Queen Mary’s Disability and Dyslexia Service (DDS) offers support for all students with disabilities, specific learning difficulties and mental health issues at Queen Mary from application through to graduation

Services offered

Our highly experienced team of staff offer advice, guidance and support in the following areas:

  • Finding out if you have a specific learning difficulty like dyslexia
  • Applying for funding through the Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA)
  • Arranging DSA assessments of need
  • Special arrangements in examinations
  • Accessing loaned equipment (e.g. digital recorders)
  • Specialist one-to-one "study skills" tuition
  • Ensuring access to course materials in alternative formats (e.g. Braille)
  • Providing educational support workers (e.g. note-takers, readers, library assistants)
  • Mentoring support for students with mental health issues and conditions on the autistic spectrum.

Contact Details

Disability and Dyslexia Service
Room 2.06, The Bancroft Building
Queen Mary, University of London
Mile End Road
E1 4NS

T: +44 (0) 20 7882 2756
F: +44 (0) 20 7882 5223

For more information, please visit the Disability and Dyslexia Service pages.

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