DSA funding

Arranging delivery of your equipment

When you have received a letter from your funding body detailing the support, and equipment approved for your use, it is important to make arrangements to receive them as soon as possible.

You will receive details on how to do this on the letter sent to you by the funding body. Please contact the required suppliers and let them know you have approval from your funding body, and they will provide all the support you need to carry out the process.

It is important to note that you should receive your equipment less than 10 working days after providing confirmation of funding body approval.

Any questions concerning the organisations who supply Disabled Students Allowances (DSA) funded equipment, should be directed at your funding body.

Assistive Technology Equipment

On making contact with your assistive technology supplier, arrangements will be made regarding the delivery, set up and familiarisation with your equipment. 

If Student Finance is your funding body you will be required to pay a £200 contribution to any computer recommended by in your report. This payment is required in advance of delivery.

Assistive Technology Training

It is likely that your assessor will have included training in the  equipment recommended in your report. You have the option of selecting either on-line or face to face training, depending on your requirements.

You should receive the full support of your supplier throughout this process and if further support is required it is important to contact your needs assessor.

If you still have questions read our FAQ on our DSA assessment centre page.

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