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Disability Forum


Chair: Jennifer Ben Tsion, Head of Disability Services, University of Law.

This forum provides a consultative assembly for those staff from AccessHE member HEIs working to support progression to HE for learners with disabilities including those with dyslexia.

The Disability forum has recently coordinated a University Information Day for Disabled and Dyslexic Learners and is currently running a member survey on outreach with disabled learners and inclusive practices, as well as sharing training and good practice around inclusive models of support, mental health and HE transition.

Objectives

  • To develop sets of learning or information materials.
  • To joint deliver activities with the target group.
  • To joint deliver activities with those supporting and advising this group including teachers, careers staff, parents and HE practitioners.
  • To maximise opportunities for collaboration, partnerships, networking and information sharing.
  • To provide continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities for forum members.

For more information: Please contact Sam.Turner@londonhigher.ac.uk.

2017-18 meetings