Disability Students Grants & Assistance

Disability Students Grants & Assistance

Disability Services provided in Further and Higher Education

AHEAD – Association for Higher Education Access & Disability

AHEAD, Association for Higher Education Access and Disability is an independent non-profit organisation working to promote full access to and participation in further and higher education for students with disabilities and to enhance their employment prospects on graduation.

AHEAD provides information to students and graduates with disabilities, teachers, guidance counsellors and parents on disability issues in education.

Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs)

The Disabled Students' Allowances (DSA) are supplementary allowances available to students who may have extra expenses, as a direct result of their disability, arising from attending a higher education course. The allowances are meant to help disabled students benefit fully from their course; they are not means-tested.

There are four elements of Disabled Students Allowance support:

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