Sensory access in Higher Education

Equality Challenge Unit. Research undertaken by LSN ( Jean Hewitt, Chris Hewitson, Gill O’Toole and Naomi Haywood.

Sensory access in Higher Education: Guidance report

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Guardian Newspapers

Publication date: 2009
Ranking: useful

This guidance had been developed from research findings showing that students with visual impairments, deaf or hearing impairments; or who are within the autism spectrum are being discriminated against in the delivery of educational services.

The report highlighted issues, at that time, relating to

  • Staff training,
  • Communication,
  • Building design and facilities along with,
  • Curriculum delivery.

It offers a series of recommendations with practical examples of solutions.

To obtain download a copy go to the Educational Challenge Unit website.

To obtain a copy in an alternative format or language
Please write to:
Educational Challenge Unit
First Floor, Westminster Tower
3 Albert Embankment
London SE1 7SP

Telephone: 020 7438 1010



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