Disability Support at King’s are a team of specialist advisers, who offer information, advice, and guidance to both prospective and current students, who have a long-term medical or mental health condition, Specific learning difficulties (SpLD’s) or other impairments that impact learning.  

 

This includes but is not limited to:

  • Specific learning differences such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, and attention deficit disorder
  • Long term medical conditions such as epilepsy, diabetes, Crohn’s disease, chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Physical mobility impairments that are not restricted to wheelchair users but include conditions such as repetitive strain injuries
  • Hearing impairments
  • Visual impairments
  • Autistic spectrum disorders such as Asperger syndrome
  • Mental health difficulties such as anxiety disorders, depression, schizophrenia

 

The term ‘disability’ applies to a person if they have a physical or mental impairment which is having a substantial, adverse, and long-term (lasting 12 months or more) effect on their ability to perform normal day-to-day activities. (Equality Act 2010).
 
 
Important to know: If you think you may have an undiagnosed disability that is impacting your ability to study, or if you think your disability could potentially impact your studies at King’s in the future, please contact us to book a confidential appointment to talk to a Disability Advisor.
 

The rest of this article will give you an overview of how  Disability Support can assist you throughout your studies, and some of the other services you can access.   
 

 

 

What do Disability Advisers do?

 

What can the Disability Advisors support me with? 

 

 

Support with Personalised Assessment Arrangements 

 

 

Support with King's Inclusion Plan  (KIP) 

 

 

Support when applying for Disabled Student Allowance 

 

 

Support with Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs)  

 

 

Arranging further support when on campus 

 

 

Additional learning support  

 

 

How can I contact Disability Support? 

 

Other support options at King's

 

 

What other support can I access for my disability at King's?