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Home > About regulation > Health and disability > Completing an approved programme

Completing an approved programme

If you are offered a place and you decide to tell your education provider about your disability, you will be entitled to a range of support.


This may include reasonable adjustments to allow you to fully take part in the programme. It may also include financial support to help cover any extra costs associated with your disability.

For example:

    A social-work student with dyslexia has adjustments to allow her to see lecture notes in advance, type written exams or use a scribe, and is given extra time to carry out any reading work.


    We strongly recommend that throughout your programme you continue to share with staff any important information about your disability. This will make sure that any adjustments you have in place can continue to provide you with the most effective support.

    It is also important to let staff know if you develop a disability while you are on your programme. This will make sure that you receive any support or adjustments you may need to help you manage your condition and take part fully in your programme.



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