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    Best Practice Guide:disabled social work students and placements - UK (.pdf 366kb)

    This guide was developed as part of the PEdDS [Professional Education and Disability Support] Project, undertaken by the Faculty of Health and Social Care and Disability Services at the University of Hull. The project aimed to explore, assess and deliver learning support to disabled social work students undertaking professional education in the practice placement environment.

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    Experience of nursing students with dyslexia on clinical placement - UK

    A review of the literature was conducted to explore the experience of nursing students with dyslexia while on clinical placement. Three main themes emerged, including risk to patient safety, disclosure of dyslexia and support for nursing students. The literature review highlights the lack of dyslexia awareness and understanding in the research and at the trusts at which nursing students are placed, and calls for further research in this area. (McPheat, C. (2014).  Nursing Standard. 28(41): 44-49 - 2014).

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    Pathways 9: Students with Disabilities: Health Sciences Placement Project

    Pathways 9 2008. Stephen Manson, University of South Australia

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    Supporting Nursing and Midwifery Students with a Disability in Clinical Practice

    The University College of Dublin’s handbook is a resource guide for Clinical and Academic staff in supporting Nursing and Midwifery Students with a Disability in Clinical Practice. It outlines useful information on, disclosure, useful resources, the student’s journey to clinical practice and types of disabilities and their reasonable adjustments. It provides a guide to the provision of appropriate learning supports for nursing and midwifery students with a disability so that they have the opportunity to achieve the learning outcomes and maximise their performance in clinical practice. (Howlin, F. & Halligan, P. (Eds.) (2011)).