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Training for Disability, Mental Health and Student Wellbeing


If you have a specific  issue you want to explore further, the Wellbeing and Disability Service will work flexibly with Schools and Services to tailor specific training arrangements. In addition to the scheduled sessions (advertised under our Supporting our Staff to help Students with Wellbeing and Disability Issues Theme), they can offer briefing sessions, question and answer sessions, attendance at existing staff or team meetings, etc. to inform:

  • Dealing with disclosure and confidentiality issues
  • Inclusive practice in teaching, learning and assessment
  • Practical ideas for supporting students
  • The role of the Disability Co-ordinator
  • Supporting student wellbeing
  • Understanding mental health issues
  • When to refer a student for support
  • What is a reasonable adjustment in the Equality Act?
  • Working with students that have a disability
  • Working with students that have Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC)
  • Working with students that have Specific Learning Difficulties such as Dyslexia, Dyspraxia etc.
  • Supporting Transition into University and Out to Employment
  • Encouraging the use of Accessible Technology 


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Interested? Please get in Contact …

Please get in touch to talk about your training requirements: Dr Gary McGladdery (Disability and Inclusion Manager): or phone ext.1831, or Sharon Morgan, (Senior Disability Adviser and Projects Coordinator), or Emma Carpenter (Wellbeing Manager), phone ext.1120, or Lynsey Gray ext.1350.

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