Guidelines

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General Guidelines/Information

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

Code of practice for the assurance of academic quality and standards in higher education Section 3: Disabled students February 2010

Accessible Information

Creating Accessible Presentations for NADP Conferences and Events

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]

European Blind Union Clear Print Guidlines: http://www.euroblind.org/media/ebu-media/Guidelines-for-producing-clear-print.pdf [Accessed 25 July 2017]

Microsoft teacher training on producing accessible materials: https://education.microsoft.com/courses-and-resources/courses/training-teachers-to-author-accessible-content [Accessed 22nd August 2017]

Assistive Technology

http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/features/what-can-technology-do-for-disabled-learners/ [Accessed 18 May 2017]

Lexdis Technology Strategies for Studying https://www.lexdis.org.uk/ [Accessed 28 July 2017]

EmpTech http://www.emptech.info/index.php [Accessed 28 July 2017]

Careers Advice and Guidance

Creative Careers at the University of the Arts London: Alternative Sources of Careers Advice and Guidance 2009 >

Language

Differences between UK and US terminology i(Learning disability/difficulty/difference)

Libraries

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]

NMH Charter

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]

Notetaking

Learning Through Videos: Are Disabled Students Using Good Note-Taking Strategies?
Abi James, EA Draffan and Mike Wald

Professional Bodies and Disabled Students

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]

Access to practice: Overcoming the barriers to practice learning for disabled Social Work students

Into Physiotherapy: welcoming and supporting disabled students

Access to Practice Overcoming the barriers to practice learning for disabled social work students

HCPC: How we consider information that applicants or registrants declare

Higher Education Occupational Physicians / Practitioners (HEOPS). Guidance, Fitness Standards and Surveys:

http://www.heops.org.uk/guide.php [Accessed 18 May 2017]

Able to Teach

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]