Disabled Student Support

Disabled Student Support

Disabled Student Support helps anyone who thinks they may need additional support with their studies due to any disability or long-term health condition including physical, mental health conditions or sensory impairments, neurodiversity and specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia. A formal diagnosis is not always needed. If you’re not sure if you have a disability, get in touch.
Our Disability Advisers can answer all types of disability enquiries and arrange support for your studies.
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A person can be defined as disabled if their condition:

  • has a substantial effect on them
  • is long term and has lasted or is expected to last 12 months or more
  • has an adverse effect on their studies.


On campus checklist

Register for support

Tell us you would like support by registering

How to register
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Appointments and events

If you'd like to chat to us about your support - we are here to help. 

Book an appointment
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Disabled Students' Allowances

Get help with the costs of specialist equipment and software, support workers or travel

How to apply for Disabled Students' Allowance
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Learning contracts

Your learning contract advises relevant staff what support you need.

Find out about getting a learning contract

Information for Providers of NMH Support Workers

SHU DSS Info for NMH Providers
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For study needs assessors

Find out what support is available to disabled students at Sheffield Hallam 

Information for DSA Assessors

Types of support

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Software and equipment

The Sheffield Hallam Digital skills service has a range of specialist tools to help you with your work.

View the Assistive Technology we support
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Inclusive support

Explore practical and social support if you have mental health difficulties, ADHD or you are on the autism spectrum.

Find out how we can best support you