Access to Learning Project


Learning and Teaching Resources

compiled by Lotte Hammer

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Useful websites


1. Specific learning difficulties (e.g. dyslexia and dyspraxia)

British Dyslexia Association

Developmental Adult Neuro-Diversity Association (DANDA)

Dyspraxia Adult Action (DAA)

Dyspraxia Foundation
2. Blind or partially sighted

Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB)

National Library for the Blind
3. Deaf or hard of hearing

Royal National Institute for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People (RNID)
4. Mobility difficulties

Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (ASBAH)


Multiple Sclerosis Society

Arthritis Care

Brittle Bone Society
5. Autistic Spectrum Disorder/Asperger’s Syndrome

Developmental Adult Neuro-Diversity Association (DANDA)

The National Autistic Society

University students with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome
6. Mental Health Difficulties

Mental Health Foundation


The Eating Disorders Association (EDA)

The Royal College of Psychiatrists

Depression Alliance
7. Unseen disabilities (e.g. ME, diabetes and epilepsy)

Action for ME

Asthma UK

British Stammering Association (BSA)

Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Diabetes UK

Epilepsy Action

Narcolepsy Association UK (UKAN)

National Association for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease (NACC)

The RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury) Association

The Stroke Association

Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Headway – National Head Injuries Association


SENDA 2001 Online Text

DDA 1995 Online Text

DDA 2005 Online Text

Higher Education

Making your teaching inclusive

SCIPS (Strategies for the Creation of Inclusive Programmes of Study)

SKILL: National Bureau for students with disabilities

Higher Education Academy


Action on Access

British Council of Disabled people

Disability Rights Commission

Equality Challenge Unit

Web Accessibility Initiative

Techdis: Educational Advisory Service in the Fields of Accessibility and Inclusion

National Disability Team: Sector Checklists [online]



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