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Disabled Students Allowances

Disabled Students Allowances (DSAs) funding is available to higher education students who have a diagnosed disability, specific learning difficulty or other long-term illness which affects their ability to study.

The funding may provide equipment, personal support or medical support depending on the needs of the student. These needs are assessed as part of the application for the funding. More information can be found online at www.gov.uk

The table below shows NMH rates. 

Band 1 Support Assistants

Net

VAT

Total

Practical Support Assistant

£21.17

N/A

£21.17

Library Support Assistant

N/A

Reader

N/A

Scribe

N/A

Workshop / Laboratory Assistant

N/A

Sighted Guide

N/A

Proof Reader

N/A

Band 2 Enhanced Support Assistants

Study Assistant

N/A

Examination Support Worker

N/A

Manual Note Taker

N/A

Band 3 Specialist Enabling Support

N/A

Communication Support Worker

£29.97

N/A

£29.97

Electronic Note taker

N/A

Specialist Transcription Services

N/A

Mobility Trainer

N/A

Band 4 Specialist Access and Learning Facilitators

Specialist Mentor

£44.98

N/A

£44.98

Specialist One to One Study Skills Support

£44.98

N/A

£44.98

BSL Interpreter

N/A

Language Support Tutor for deaf students

N/A

Assistive Technology Trainer

N/A

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