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November 6, 2017

Glamlife News from DDS site
Glamlife News from DDS site
Disability and Dyslexia Service News for tag - glamlife
» New Online Support System

The Advice Zone Team are currently working on a new Online Support System and would appreciate your input to help with development.
The feedback we need relates to topics and issues related to studying and student life, and the use of clear, easy to understand terminology. By hearing from a range of students we can make sure the new system is developed in a way which meets your needs.

If you would be interested in helping out, or if you would like more information, please e-mail me at sarah.jones3@southwales.ac.uk
Cheers 

September 28, 2017

Glamlife News from DDS site
Glamlife News from DDS site
Disability and Dyslexia Service News for tag - glamlife
» Change 100

Change100 opens for applications today Thursday 28th September and will remain open until 24th January 2018.

Change100 is a paid summer internship scheme for students with a disability or long-term condition. The programme aims to remove barriers experienced by disabled people in the workplace, to allow them to achieve their potential. Interns will have the opportunity to join a leading organisation and gain the experience, confidence, networks and skills necessary to accelerate their career as well as participate in a 6-month development programme including a mentor from a leading employer.

Change100 opens for applications today Thursday 28th September and will remain open until 24th January 2018. Applications can be made at www.change100.co.uk

May 16, 2017

Glamlife News from DDS site
Glamlife News from DDS site
Disability and Dyslexia Service News for tag - glamlife
» DDS Feedback request

Here at the Disability and Dyslexia Service, we appreciate your honest views and feedback on our service. It is important that we gather your feedback on a regular basis to ensure that you are receiving the support you need and inform future service developments.

We have designed a short questionnaire to provide an opportunity for you to give feedback about your experiences of receiving Disability related non-medical helper support. It will only take a few minutes to complete and you can respond anonymously if you wish.

If you have any further feedback or queries, please contact the team in one of the following ways:

• Book an Adviser appointment
Email DDS
CHAT to us
Submit feedback

Many thanks in advance for taking the time to share your views.

March 24, 2017

Glamlife News from DDS site
Glamlife News from DDS site
Disability and Dyslexia Service News for tag - glamlife
» Go Wales - Work Experience support for Disabled Students

GO Wales offers individual tailored support to disabled students to achieve career goals

Employers put ‘work experience’ at the top of their wish list when they recruit graduates.

GO Wales offers individual tailored support to disabled students to achieve career goals including:

  • One-to-one advice and mentoring support. We support your individual needs.
  • Work shadow, taster and placement opportunity in an organisation that suits your career needs.
  • Support in developing your CV. Help in the job application process, including mock Interviews.
  • In some cases financial support may be available e.g. childcare and transport costs.

For more information please visit Go Wales

To seek support from a GO Wales Adviser please Contact

February 24, 2017

Glamlife News from DDS site
Glamlife News from DDS site
Disability and Dyslexia Service News for tag - glamlife
» Dyslexia Vlog

A Vlog by a USW student about Dyslexia support at University

One of our USW Bloggers, Charlie, has created a vlog about dealing with dyslexia at university.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcpinNeKnpg&feature=youtu.be.

If you have any questions about Dyslexia Support at USW or about the process of getting assessed please contact our Disability Advisers ddsadviser@southwales.ac.uk

February 2, 2017

Glamlife News from DDS site
Glamlife News from DDS site
Disability and Dyslexia Service News for tag - glamlife
» Time to Talk Day

Time to Talk Day 2nd February 2017

Today is Time to Talk Day – Conversations change lives.

Too many people are made to feel ashamed and isolated because of a mental health problem – but by starting a conversation today, you have the power to change that.

Time to Change want to get the nation talking about mental health and keep the conversation going. For more information and to get involved visit:
http://www.time-to-change.org.uk/timetotalkday

January 24, 2017

Glamlife News from DDS site
Glamlife News from DDS site
Disability and Dyslexia Service News for tag - glamlife
» Exam Adjustments Deadline

Deadline for disability related exam adjustments 14th February 2017.

Exam adjustments deadline – 14th February 2017

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments for Spring / Summer 2017 exams, these must be discussed and agreed with the Disability and Dyslexia service prior to the 14th February deadline. Requests made after this date will be considered but cannot be guaranteed.

If you do not currently have an Individual Support Plan (ISP) or if you have any concerns about the exam adjustments agreed on your ISP, please contact a Disability Adviser to discuss as soon as possible: Disability Adviser Appointment

For more information, please visit our webpages: Examination & Assessment Support

September 9, 2016

Glamlife News from DDS site
Glamlife News from DDS site
Disability and Dyslexia Service News for tag - glamlife
» Drop-in Appointments

The Disability & Dyslexia Service are offering drop-in appointments
between Monday 19th September and Friday 14th October 2016.

Disability Advisers will be available to discuss support requirements, answer queries or
discuss funding for support. Please bring along any medical evidence/Dyslexia or other SpLD
reports that may be relevant to any discussion.

Drop in timetable

August 4, 2016

Glamlife News from DDS site
Glamlife News from DDS site
Disability and Dyslexia Service News for tag - glamlife
» Harry Potter for Dyslexic Readers

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child edition for Dyslexic Readers coming soon…..

Publishers WF Howes are working with the University of South Wales and the British Dyslexia Association are working in collaboration to produce the book.

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/harry-potter-and-the-cursed-child-gets-edition-for-dyslexic-readers-a7169526.html

January 12, 2016

Glamlife News from DDS site
Glamlife News from DDS site
Disability and Dyslexia Service News for tag - glamlife
» Exam Support

Do you need support for yours examinations in May which is yet to be discussed? If so don’t delay in making an appointment with a Disability Adviser to discuss your exam support needs.

The deadline to confirm the support required for your May exams is 12th February 2016, we cannot guarantee support if your request is made after this date.