Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)

Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)

The University is pleased to welcome students with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD). SpLD includes things like dyslexia, dyspraxia/DCD, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and ADHD.

If you have an SpLD and require help or assistance in practical or academic matters, it is advisable to contact the team at your earliest convenience.

The team can advise you on a range of matters, including special exam arrangements and the Disabled Student Allowance (this allowance can help you cover any equipment or support costs you may have).

In addition, the SpLD team will liaise with and offer advice to academic schools to ensure that a comprehensive enhancement package is in place which results in the most appropriate means of supporting you throughout your time at University. All information is treated in confidence and will only be passed on to relevant members of staff with your approval.

If you have or suspect you have an SpLD, you are advised to make contact with the SpLD team (Disabled for more information and advice by:

 

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More Information:

Guide for Disabled Students starting Abertay 2015-16

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