Communication of specific support needs of individual students
There are two routes to reports detailing disclosed disability and support details for individual students:
- Discoverer report 1157 Disability support details by unit
Designed for use by academic staff and provides valuable planning information for unit co-ordinators and tutors regarding the overall disability support requirements associated with the units they will be delivering. All staff who have not yet taken steps to access the facility are recommended to do so at the earliest possible opportunity.
- Jupiter Disability Reports 0330
Information for staff
Read useful information and frequently asked questions to help you support your students
- Information for staff pdf 110kb
Information for DSA Assessors
This page aims to provide information that is commonly required for Needs Assessment reports. If you require further information, or have specific recommendations not otherwise covered in this information, then please contact us on 023 9284 3462 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss the matter with one of our Disability Officers. At least one of our Disability Officers is always on call throughout the year.
- Information for DSA Assessors PDF 137KB
Guidance and advice on all areas such as funding sources and support, and what reasonable adjustments are available.
- University of Portsmouth NMH Rates (QAG) 273KB
Costings for specialist access and learning facilitators
Guidelines For Unit Coordinators And Tutors
These documents are intended to provide general information and advice on the difficulties likely to be experienced by disabled students and to the possible ways in which tutors and lecturers can help to minimise the impact of such difficulties on their studies.
The guidelines address various disabilities under the following headings – Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Asperger Syndrome, Unseen Conditions, Hearing Impairment and Visual Impairment. There are also guidelines relating to the production of accessible PowerPoint and Word documents that can be readily accessed through screen magnification and text to speech assistive software.