The Disability Resource Centre (DRC) provides a confidential and accessible service for disabled students and those staff supporting them.
The objectives of the DRC are to:
- Provide advice and guidance for prospective and current disabled students to enable them to access a wide range of services
- Develop and implement support programmes for disabled students to ensure equal opportunity, access, and attainment
- Provide advice, guidance, and training for University and college staff in meeting the institution's duties to disabled students within the context of disability equality legislation.
The DRC supports individuals with any impairment/disability, medical matter, or injury, including those with:
- Specific learning difficulties (including dyslexia, dyspraxia)
- Physical/mobility impairments and injuries (including wheelchair users, Upper Limb Disorder - also known as RSI)
- Sensory impairments (including hearing loss, visual impairment)
- Mental health difficulties (including depression, schizophrenia, anxiety disorder)
- Long-standing illnesses/health conditions (including cancer, chronic fatigue syndrome, HIV, diabetes, epilepsy)
- Asperger syndrome and autism