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DSA Entitlement Letter
Your DSA Funding Provider will send you a letter to tell you what Assistive Technology and other Specialist Support they will pay for from the Disabled Students’ Allowance.
You may need to send a copy of this letter to the relevant approved suppliers listed in the letter.
If you have any queries about your Entitlement Letter you should contact either your Disability Adviser or your DSA Needs Assessment Centre.
Entitlement Letter Example
Your Entitlement Letter will detail which of the following Disabled Students' Allowances you have been awarded and whom to contact.
Equipment Supplier - This is the Approved Supplier who you must contact to order your Assistive Technology. You will find their details in our Approved Supplier Directory
Quote Reference Number - You will need to quote this when you contact the Approved Supplier.
Non-Medical Helper's Allowance
Assistive Technology Training - A trainer will show you how to use your Assistive Technology. See Assistive Technology Training
Specialist Support - This includes Specialist Support like one-to-one support, notetaking, study mentoring, etc. You should contact your Disability Adviser about this. See Specialist Support
The General Allowance helps pay for other disability related spending, such as printer cartridges and photocopying. See See Claiming Reimbursement
Additional Travel Allowance can be used to claim for reasonable additional travel costs for the academic year due to your disability. See Claiming Reimbursement