Creating Accessible Teaching and Support
Visual & Performing Arts
Case Study: Laura - Student with a mental illness studying Arts
Laura was 29 and was experiencing agoraphobia. She was undertaking study in an arts faculty and was academically capable. She was shy and retiring and sat in the back of the class on her own. She...
Case Study: Zoe - Student with a physical disability studying social sciences
Zoe was undertaking study in a social sciences faculty. She was in her 20s and had cerebral palsy. She used a motorised wheelchair which she was able to leave, but only with difficulty. Zoe had some d...
Gina - student with hearing impairment studying social sciences - Case Study
Gina was a school-leaver with a severe hearing impairment who was undertaking study in a social sciences faculty. She was fiercely independent, tough, very aware of her rights, and wanted to be treate...
John - Student with mental illness studying Arts - Case Study
John was in his 30s and was undertaking study in an arts faculty. He had schizophrenia. This interfered with his attendance as he did not come to the university when he was taking the medication ...
Marayke Jonkers - Bachelor of Social Science graduate with a physical impairment - Case Study
I am a Communications graduate from the University of the Sunshine Coast and hold a Bachelor of Social Science degree. In recent years I have also competed as a Paralympics swimmer, been an aspiring j...
Sandra - Student with learning disability studying social sciences - Case Study
Sandra was in her 40s and had severe dyslexia. She had concealed her literacy problems over a long period. She was lacking in confidence in taking on study but was focused and strongly motivated, and ...
Sarah - Student with physical disability studying humanities - Case Study
Sarah was a mature-age student severely affected in her right hand by occupational overuse syndrome who was undertaking study in a humanities faculty. She could not use her right hand for writing or t...
Teaching & Assessment
Humanities - CATS
Improving Provision for Disabled Psychology Students
This projects aim was to facilitate an improved learning experience for disabled students studying psychology at university, by providing evidence-based information and guidance to staff and potential...
Inclusive Practice within Psychology Higher Education - UK
This publication aims to advise academics on aspects of inclusive teaching. Extracts from psychology students' experiences are included where appropriate. The sections include practical advice for in...
Teaching Deaf Students: good practice guides for staff - UK
Available on this UK web site are two free booklets entitled "Learning, teaching and assessment: good practice guides for staff teaching d/Deaf students in art, design and communication" and "Learning...
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