Not every disability is visible

Students with Disabilities: Teaching and Assessment

Use this introduction to mental health conditions, specific learning difficulties (SpLDs), and other disabilities to support teaching and assessment. Be aware that individuals are affected to different degrees.

Follow the links below for information on:

  • Particular student disabilities
  • The impact they may have upon student’s work
  • How you can help

Auditory, Visual, and Physical

Mental Health Conditions

Specific Learning Difficulties

Giving appropriate support for teaching and assessment to students with disabilities and health conditions is a legal duty shared by all staff.

Swansea University Resources

Swansea University staff only

  • Frequently Asked Questions – Information for Swansea University staff supporting students with disabilities.
  • SAILS guide to training and resources for staff supporting students with disabilities – A list of internal and external training courses, e-learning packages and resources for staff supporting students with disabilities, including information on Mental Health and Autistic Spectrum Conditions, supporting students with welfare needs, inclusivity in learning and teaching and sharing good practice.
  • SALT Inclusivity Module – This CPD Byte is designed to help all teaching and support staff to develop a more inclusive approach to their role. To access the course, first ensure that you are logged on to Blackboard.