Disability Services at Leeds
Disability Services provides support to both current and prospective disabled students at the University of Leeds.
We are here to support you in your academic studies by:
- Advising your academic School on the support you may need in your learning
- Recommending academic adjustments for your course
- Giving you advice on a range of matters, from funding to assistive technology
- Providing you with ongoing support throughout your time at Leeds
Disabled students make up over 14% of the student body at Leeds. We know that the word “disability” can mean different things to different people, and you may not have thought of yourself as being disabled before. But it is worth considering whether you might be entitled to support.
We support people who:
- are D/deaf or hearing impaired
- are blind or visually impaired
- have a physical disability, and/or mobility difficulties
- have a specific learning difficulty (for example, dyslexia or dyspraxia)
- have a neurodevelopmental condition (for example, AD(H)D)
- have a neurological condition (for example, MS, epilepsy, Tourette Syndrome, stammer)
- are autistic
- have a mental health condition
- have a long-term medical condition (e.g. chronic fatigue syndrome, asthma, diabetes, cancer, HIV)
- have a combination of these
This is not exhaustive list. Please contact us if you have any questions about the support we offer.
Find out more about our Service and how to access support in our student handbook:
Contact our friendly team on firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 0113 343 3927 to arrange a call back with a Disability Advisor. We do our best to respond within 24 hours, although this may be longer peak times.
If you would like to request adjustments for your university exams, please visit our exam adjustments information page.
During the coronavirus pandemic are offices are closed and our staff working from home. We are available for help and guidance by email, on email@example.com.
The coronavirus advice page for disabled students gives advice on how to manage your studies, exams and disability support during the pandemic.