Update on Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs)

Tuesday 8th July 2014

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This follows a Written Ministerial Statement, outlining a number of changes to DSAs, tabled by Universities and Science Minister David Willetts on 7 April 2014 and is intended to provide an update and further information.

Letter from BIS

Letter from Matthew Hilton, Director of Higher Education at the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, updating you on Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs).

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Stakeholder meeting

Following on from correspondence with David Willetts, The Dyslexia-SpLD Trust and other stakeholders met with senior advisors from BIS (8th May 2014) to discuss the recent Ministerial statement on proposed changes to DSA. Discussions were positive and reassuring, as you can see from the attached notes.

DSA meeitng with BIS

More support

In relation to DSA, a number of our organisations have information on their websites which can be accessed via the links below:

Patoss

Dyslexia Action

British Dyslexia Association

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