Students with Dyslexia or other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs) can access a range of support and equipment during their time at University. More information about Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and other SpLDs can be found on the British Dyslexia Association website.
If you have Dyslexia, another Specific Learning Difficulty or Disability , please make an appointment with a Disability Adviser.
Please note: The University does not provide diagnostic services in relation to ADhD, Austism Spectrum Conditions or other mental health, sensory or physical disabilities. We recommend that you discuss such concerns with your GP in the first instance and seek an appropriate NHS referral.
2023/24 Academic Year
The Disability Service co-ordinates Diagnostic SpLD (Dyslexia) Assessments on USW's South Wales campuses, in partnership with a pool of free-lance Assessors. The cost of a Diagnostic Assessment is £400.
Enrolled USW students studying a minimum of 60 credits, may be eligible to receive a free internal assessment with support from the Diagnostic Testing Bursary. Please note that the Bursary fund is limited and assistance with assessment fees is not guaranteed. Students who do not qualify for the Bursary, may be able to apply for assistance with assessment fees from the Student Support Fund.
To request an assessment please complete the 3 steps below: