Student Disability Service

Training for Staff

The Student Disability Service offers a range of training that is available to all staff across the University. All sessions are usually delivered once a semester and can be booked via the Events Channel on MyEd.

Here is a list of training offered by SDS in Semester 1 of  academic year 2019/20
Training Event Summary of Training Date Venue
Dyslexia Awareness Introduction to Dyslexia - will increase awareness and understanding of the difficulties experienced by students with Dyslexia and outline appropriate support.

21 Jan

Rm G.34         Murchison House, KB
Deaf Awareness The session will provide basic knowledge about the diversity of communication and language issues experienced by deaf/hearing impaired students and key strategies for meeting challenges. 30 Jan Cuillin Rm, Charles Stewart House
General Disability  Awareness This training provides an introduction to the legal context, including the implications of the 2010 Equality Act, the support that disabled students can receive while studying at the University, and some general advice and guidance on supporting people with a range of disabilities, learning difficulties and health conditions. 06 Feb 3.16/17 3rd Floor, Main Library
Named Contact Workshop This interactive workshop will explore the various responsibilities of the Named Contact roles and will use case studies to discuss and explore responses to specific situations. 13 Feb Cuillin Rm, Charles Stewart House

Asperger's Awareness

This training is designed to increase staff awareness in the difficulties faced by students with Asperger's Syndrome at University.  The aim is to improve understanding and provide information on how to support these students in their studies.

26 Feb

Cuillin Rm, Charles Stewart House

AD(H)D Awareness Introduction to ADHD - What is it, how does it manifest at University, how can I help students with ADHD 02 Mar Torridon Rm, Charles Stewart House

Dyspraxia Awareness

Introduction to Dyspraxia - What is it, how does it manifest at University, how can I help students with Dyspraxia?

11 Mar

Torridon Rm, Charles Stewart House