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Good practice guidelines for supporting students with a disability studying HE courses within FE by Dr J Palfreman-Kay, NADP – Checking link as reported not working
Creating Libraries Accessible to Users with Disabilities
Librarians in Higher Education networking to improve access for disabled users. CLAUD’s aims are to disseminates information on disability and to establish good practice: http://www.claud.org.uk/ [Accessed 19 May 2017]
Accessibility of Online Course Content: http://www.pcc.edu/resources/instructional-support/access/ [Accessed 18 May 2017]
Making Electronic Documents Accessible: http://mn.gov/mnit/programs/accessibility/electronic-documents.jsp [Accessed 18 May 2017]
Online Course Design: http://er.educause.edu/articles/2017/1/ada-compliance-for-online-course-design [Accessed 18 May 2017]
Students Studying Courses Regulated by Professional Bodies
General Medical Council Guidance for working with disabled students:
http://www.gmc‐uk.org/educaon/postgraduate/EandD_college_reasonable_adjustments.asp [Accessed 18 May 2017]
http://www.gmc‐uk.org/educaon/undergraduate/15_7_support_for_trainees.asp [Accessed 18 May 2017]
Higher Education Occupational Physicians / Practitioners (HEOPS). Guidance, Fitness Standards and Surveys:
http://www.heops.org.uk/guide.php [Accessed 18 May 2017]
The Law Society:
http://communities.lawsociety.org.uk/lawyers-with-disabilities/ [Accessed 18 May 2017]
Reasonable Adjustments for Practicing Solicitors:
http://www.sra.org.uk/sra/equality-diversity/impact-assessments/reasonable-adjustments.page [Accessed 18 May 2017]
Careers Advice and Guidance
Creative Careers at the University of the Arts London: Alternative Sources of Careers Advice and Guidance 2009 >
This document was originally published as a stand-alone paper which related to the principles that providers of Non-Medical Help (NMH) should adhere to in order to facilitate the provision of high quality academic study support, appropriate to the needs of disabled students and which represents value for money.
The Charter was championed by NADP but the work has been driven from within the sector by various representatives from Universities, FE providers and suppliers of NMH study support alike. There has been widespread consultation over a two year period (2009 – 11) utilising meetings throughout England with over 100 representatives of FE and HE disability support services and NMH study support providers.
The charter is now contained within the DSA-QAG Guidance document:
DSA-QAG (2016). DSA guidance for new DSA students in annual year 2016-17. Available from: http://www.dsa-qag.org.uk/docman-public/assessors-tab/1851-dsa-guidance-for-new-dsa-students-in-ay-2016-17-final-15th-feb/file [Accessed: 8th October 2016]