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

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.

08 Oct

Rm G.34         Murchison House, KB

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.

09 Oct 

Rm G.34         Murchison House, KB

 

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.

14 Oct

3.16/17 3rd Floor, Main Library

AD(H)D Awareness

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

21 Oct

Cuillin Rm, Charles Stewart House

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 Oct

3.16/17 3rd Floor, Main Library

Dyslexia Awareness Introduction to Dyslexia - will increase awareness and understanding of the difficulties experienced by students with Dyslexia and outline appropriate support. 08 Nov Cuillin 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? 12 Nov Cuillin Rm, Charles Stewart House