Unseen disabilities

‘Unseen' or ‘hidden' disabilities encompass a wide range of disabilities. These include asthma, coeliac disease, cystic fibrosis, diabetes, epilepsy, heart conditions and Crohn's disease/Ulcerative Colitis to name but a few. If you have an ‘unseen' disability that might impact on your ability to study, then contact the Disability Service. One of our advisors will be happy to discuss your support needs.

Examples of the support we can provide include:

  • Easy access to toilet facilities
  • Exam and coursework adjustments
  • Food/drink in lectures/exams
  • Parking permit
  • Assistive software and training
  • Specialised equipment
  • Lecture notes in advance
  • Recording of lectures
  • Individual study skills sessions
  • Arranging Disabled Students Allowance (DSA) (UK students only)

 

Key information

Disability Service

Phone
+44 (0) 131 451 3386
Email
disability@hw.ac.uk