Disability & Dyslexia

Support Facilities

Disability & Dyslexia

The dedicated team at the Disability & Dyslexia Centre are on hand to provide you with information and advice to support you through your time at RGU.

We have many years’ experience of supporting students with dyslexia, sensory and mobility impairments, mental health difficulties, medical conditions, autism spectrum disorders and temporary impairments, such as broken limbs.

We can provide:

  • Exam arrangements such as extra time
  • Dyslexia screening and evaluation
  • In-house assessment of needs
  • Application for Disabled Students’ Allowance
  • Liaison with external agencies, for example the Autism Initiatives or the RNIB
  • Support in organising in-class support

Disabled Students' Allowance

Disabled Students’ Allowance supports the additional study costs arising from disability, health condition or specific learning difference.

  • Long-term health conditions
  • Physical disabilities
  • Mental health conditions
  • Specific learning difficulties, e.g. dyslexia
  • Social & communication disorders, e.g. autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

Find out more about the DSA 

Enabling Technology Support

Our computer network supports TextHELP Read and Write Gold and Mindjet MindManager. These software packages can be particularly useful if you have specific learning differences.

Find out more about our technology support

Parking on Campus

The University is committed to assisting those with mobility impairments to access facilities and resources.

PARKING information for those with MOBILITY IMPAIRMENTS


Information you provide will be treated as sensitive personal data. We provide a confidential service to all our students, applicants and enquirers. Any information that you provide us will be treated in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. 

Contact us  

Telephone: 01224 262103