Learning Issues
Working with disabled students.

13 resources
across 4 Faculties

Faculty of Arts

Identifying a dissertation topic for a student with dyslexia.

Presenting situation: A dyslexic archaeology student. She came to me as her tutor for advice on a dissertation topic. She wished… (1040 word resource by Hamish Forbes, School of Humanities: June 2002).


Identifying and supervising a dissertation topic for a dyslexic student with medical difficulties.

Presenting situation: K was a mature student with dyslexia and a medical history of depression. During her final year, the… (847 word resource by Hamish Forbes, School of Humanities: June 2002).


Should I make handouts available in advance? - opinions from around the University.

"I don't really have time, but now I am producing bullet points which either go out in the lecture or by email after… (396 word resource by Hamish Forbes et al.: July 2004).


Supporting dyslexic students on the web.

Presenting situation: Art History and Visual Culture are both subjects that traditionally attract comparatively large numbers of … (648 word resource by Gabriele Neher, School of Humanities: June 2002).

Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

DysPEL: Dyslexia and Practice Environment Learning in Nursing

Pre-registration Nursing Diploma courses require that 50% of student learning takes place in the classroom and the other… (787 word resource by Fiona McCandless-Sugg et al.: March 2006).


Objective Structured Clinical Examinations OSCE - reasonable adjustments for students with disabilities within the Division of Nursing.

Background and significance: Since the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (2001) was added as an amendment to the … (658 word resource by Nicki Walsh et al.: January 2009).

Faculty of Science

Amending assessment for a dyslexic student.

Last year it was brought to my attention that second year student taking a five credit (37.5 hours of study time) Semester 4 dissertation… (820 word resource by Colin Black, School of Biosciences: January 2002).


Practical molecular biology for visually impaired students

This illustrated report shows the simple adjustments that allow Emily (who has cone-rod dystrophy giving her very little… (684 word resource by Emily Clarke et al.: October 2005).


Strategies that dyslexic students use when reading.

How do you find doing research where you’re now having to read lots of journal articles and things like that? Can you …

4 min 48s video by Ryan Beardsley et al. (June 2007)


Teaching a physics laboratory module to blind students.

Background: Disability Legislation finally made its way into Higher Education in September 2002 in the form of the Special… (1411 word resource by Janette Dunn et al.: July 2004).


Widening participation and recruitment of students with a disability on field-based Geographical courses.

Recent legislation, such as the Special Educational Needs and Disability act (SENDA) of 2001, has made it unlawful for any Higher … (458 word resource by Jon Goulding et al.: January 2006).

Faculty of Social Sciences

Benefits of podcasting for dyslexic students.

I did a module in my final year and all of the lectures were actually up on the Internet, they were recorded, there was a microphone…

2 min 43s video by Alex Sallis et al. (June 2007)


Supporting a student with Asperger's syndrome.

As former Director of Studies and Chair of Student Affairs Committee and Student/Staff Consultative Committee (SSCC), I had the … (724 word resource by Lucy Sargisson, School of Politics & International Relations: June 2002).

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