What is a needs assessment and how do I arrange this?

If you qualify for a Disabled Student’s Allowance (DSA) you will receive a letter (DSA1) from your funding body asking you to arrange a DSA Needs Assessment. The Needs Assessment is an informal meeting to help decide on the specialist, DSA-funded support that will meet your particular needs. The session will last around 2 hours during which you will be able to take a break if required. The Needs Assessment Centre will tell you what to bring with you.

Here are the steps involved:

For more information about Needs Assessments, go to Your DSA Needs Assessment