Other support

  • Mock PBL session set up for applicants to medical school.
  • Tutors made aware of student's condition.
  • Student allowed to wear medic alert and carry medication at all times.
  • Student Support ID card asking for reasonable adjustments.
  • Specialist ICT equipment in accommodation.
  • Option to use personal radio system in exams, taught sessions, ward rounds and theatre sessions.
  • Time out from studies for those with illness.
  • Appropriate treatment assured.
  • Links with specialist organisations if help is needed, for example by dyslexic students.
  • A mentor or additional mentoring.
  • Local 'buddy system' between disabled and non-disabled students.
  • Disability awareness training for staff to increase awareness of common disability related issues.
  • Staff in accommodation blocks made aware of the disabled student's needs.
  • Staff trained in communication with a hearing impaired person.