Demystifying the DSA assessment process

Our webinar on 15 July 2020, covered the Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) assessment process – what’s involved and what this will look like during COVID-19.

The session, designed for students with a vision impairment who are about to start university in England, covered:

  • What an assessment is for
  • What equipment and non-medical help support you may be entitled to
  • What preparation you need to do for the assessment
  • What the assessment process will look like during COVID-19
  • What will happen next

Watch the webinar

Download the slides from the session  here.

Due to the high level of questions during our webinar with Lesley, the Chair of The National Network of Assessment Centres (NNAC) we were unable to answer them all on the day. Here is a written response to those we were unable to answer during the webinar.

RNIB Connect Radio’s Allan Russell spoke to TPT’s Tara Chattaway about this topic. Listen below:

nnac logo with a blue line underneath it says under this national network of assessment centres

About the National Network of Assessment Centres

The NNAC currently represents the majority (approximately 70%) of DSA Assessment Centres in England and all centres in Wales. Its membership consists of a broad range of DSA assessment providers including those based in higher education institutions, private businesses and the Open University DSA service.

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