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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-12more like thismore than 2016-10-12
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Higher Education: Disability more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the recent changes to the Disabled Students Allowance, what guidance has been issued to the Higher Education sector on the provision of support for disabled students. more like this
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Lord Addington remove filter
star this property uin HL2268 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-10-27more like thismore than 2016-10-27
star this property answer text <p>Student Finance England issued guidance on Disabled Students’ Allowances for the academic year 2016/17 in February 2016.</p><p> </p><p>My Department has been working with the Higher Education sector to develop guidance on good practice in inclusive provision for disabled students, which will be issued shortly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2016-10-27T11:50:18.17Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-27T11:50:18.17Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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3453
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Addington more like this
600514
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-12more like thismore than 2016-10-12
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Higher Education: Disability more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of changes to departmental responsibility for the Disabled Students Allowance, where the minimum standards for disability adjustment that Higher Education Institutions must undertake are published. more like this
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Lord Addington remove filter
star this property uin HL2267 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-10-27more like thismore than 2016-10-27
star this property answer text <p>As independent, autonomous bodies, higher education institutions are responsible for ensuring they comply with the Equality Act 2010’s provisions in respect of disabled students.</p><p> </p><p>Guidance on the Act’s requirements is available from the Equality and Human Rights Commission; and guidance on managing reasonable adjustments in higher education under the Act is available from the Equality Challenge Unit.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2016-10-27T11:49:56.173Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-27T11:49:56.173Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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3453
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Addington more like this
619491
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-24more like thismore than 2016-10-24
star this property answering body
Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Higher Education: Disability more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether steps are being taken, by the Disabled Students Allowance Quality Assurance Group or otherwise, to quality assure higher education institutions which provide non-medical support to disabled students outside the Disabled Students Allowance system for procuring accredited support. more like this
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Lord Addington remove filter
star this property uin HL2597 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-11-08more like thismore than 2016-11-08
star this property answer text <p>Non-medical support, provided by a higher education institution as a reasonable adjustment under the Equality Act, falls outside the scope of Disabled Students’ Allowances. Therefore, it falls outside the remit of the Disabled Students’ Allowances Quality Assurance Group. As independent, autonomous organisations, higher education institutions are responsible for quality assuring the support they provide.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2016-11-08T15:55:31.45Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-08T15:55:31.45Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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3453
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Addington more like this
619488
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-24more like thismore than 2016-10-24
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Disabled Students' Allowances more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that students with Education Health and Care Plans are being made aware of recent changes to the Disabled Students allowance process. more like this
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Lord Addington remove filter
star this property uin HL2594 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-11-08more like thismore than 2016-11-08
star this property answer text <p>Local Authorities must make young people with Education, Health and Care Plans aware of the support available to them in higher education and how to claim it. Additionally, Student Finance England provides information, advice and guidance for all students about the support available whilst undertaking a course of higher education, including Disabled Students’ Allowances.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2016-11-08T15:52:07.28Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-08T15:52:07.28Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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3453
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Addington more like this
619489
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-24more like thismore than 2016-10-24
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Higher Education: Disability more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what monitoring is being undertaken to ensure that all colleges providing higher education are aware of their duties and responsibilities in bands 1 and 2 support for disabled students. more like this
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Lord Addington remove filter
star this property uin HL2595 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-11-08more like thismore than 2016-11-08
star this property answer text <p>All higher education institutions (HEIs) have a duty to make reasonable adjustments under the Equality Act 2010, and for ensuring they comply with the Equality Act’s provisions in respect of disabled students. The Department is facilitating a sector- led group, the Disabled Students Sector Leadership Group, to provide information to HEIs to help them to respond effectively to the changes. This Group expects to publish guidance shortly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2016-11-08T15:52:36.95Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-08T15:52:36.95Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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3453
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Addington more like this
619490
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-24more like thismore than 2016-10-24
star this property answering body
Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Higher Education: Disability more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the number of potential students with disabilities being refused registration at a college without Disabled Student Allowance support because that college is unable to financially support them. more like this
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Lord Addington remove filter
star this property uin HL2596 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-11-08more like thismore than 2016-11-08
star this property answer text <p>The Equality Act specifically prohibits Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) from refusing to enroll students as a result of their disability. The Department does not hold information on whether HEIs comply with this requirement in particular instances.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2016-11-08T15:54:01.51Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-08T15:54:01.51Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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3453
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Addington more like this
50281
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of the changes to the Disabled Students Allowance, what criteria will be used for assessing complex needs in candidates with specific learning difficulties or dyslexia. more like this
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Lord Addington remove filter
star this property uin HL6999 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p>Discussions are underway with experts in the sector. Disabled students whose needs cannot be met by the reasonable adjustments made by Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) will continue to receive support through Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs).</p><p><br></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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3453
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Addington more like this
1064572
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Disabled Students' Allowances: Learning Disability more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the undertaking in the letter from Viscount Younger of Leckie to Lord Addington on 3 December that those diagnosed with dyslexia or specific learning difficulties before the age of 16 will no longer have to undertake a second diagnosis to qualify for the Disabled Students’ Allowance, whether those who have been qualified to carry out this assessment will continue to be so after February 2019. more like this
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Lord Addington remove filter
star this property uin HL13891 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-28more like thismore than 2019-02-28
star this property answer text <p>The department is yet to conclude discussions currently being held with relevant experts, including the British Dyslexia Association, about the qualifications that should be held by those undertaking specific learning difficulty diagnostic assessments that can be used to determine eligibility for Disabled Students’ Allowances. The experts with whom the department is discussing this issue have knowledge and understanding of diagnostic assessment undertaken for school pupils. The department expects to conclude these discussions by the middle of March 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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HL13892 more like this
HL13893 more like this
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less than 2019-02-28T17:48:55.8Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-28T17:48:55.8Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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3453
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Addington more like this
769197
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-10-12more like thismore than 2017-10-12
star this property answering body
Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Disabled Students' Allowances: Dyslexia more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government why students with previously assessed dyslexia have to undergo a second assessment before becoming entitled to Disabled Students' Allowance when students with other disabilities do not. more like this
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Lord Addington remove filter
star this property uin HL1931 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-10-26more like thismore than 2017-10-26
star this property answer text <p>Diagnostic assessments for Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs) conducted from the age of 16 are used for assessing eligibility for Disabled Students’ Allowances.</p><p> </p><p>If the diagnosis was before the age of 16, the student will require an updated diagnostic assessment, which specifically addresses the likely impact of the SpLD on study at a higher education level.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2017-10-26T16:51:04.96Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-26T16:51:04.96Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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3453
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Addington more like this
884166
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star this property date less than 2018-04-16more like thismore than 2018-04-16
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Disabled Students' Allowances more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government which groups and individuals they are asking for expert advice for their review of the second assessment for the identification of disabled students wishing to apply for the Disabled Students' Allowance if the first assessment or identification has been carried out before the age of 16. more like this
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Lord Addington remove filter
star this property uin HL6851 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-04-30more like thismore than 2018-04-30
star this property answer text <p>In February 2018 officials from the Department for Education wrote to the following organisations seeking their views on whether it should still be necessary for students with specific learning difficulties to have a post-16 diagnostic assessment when applying for Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs): The Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education (ADSHE), The British Dyslexia Association, The British Psychological Society, Dyslexia Action, The Helen Arkell Institute, The National Association of Disability Practitioners, the National Union of Students, the Real Group, the University of Southampton, and The Professional Association for teachers and assessors of students with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)/the SpLD Assessment Standards Committee.</p><p> </p><p>It is inevitable that some of the organisations whose expert view we have sought for this review will provide diagnostic assessments, training to become diagnostic assessors or accreditation of that training, and will receive payment for those services. We will be mindful of that in reaching a final decision on the review.</p>
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL6852 more like this
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less than 2018-04-30T16:54:16.137Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-30T16:54:16.137Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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3453
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Addington more like this