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Student Disability and Inclusion: training and workshops

 

 

Access Student Disability and Inclusion support for a range of events and workshops designed for students with an SpLD

The Student Disability and Inclusion Team present a series of Group Workshops throughout the year which are provided for students with a wide range of specific learning differences, disabilities and neurodiverse conditions. For some sessions you do not need a formal diagnosis to join the workshops. Check the Student Disability & Wellbeing events page to book a workshop.  Further details around locations and times will be provided at the time of booking.

 

Autism Matters: Careers

When: Wednesday, 15 February 2023, 14:00 – 15:00 Live

Where: In person, at Highfield Campus

What is this workshop about?  

This workshop is designed for autistic students and those awaiting a diagnosis. 

In this session we will look at careers and autism. As each person’s career journey and interest are very different, we will focus on how to access the careers service and how they can support you. We will talk about disclosing your autism to an employer or future employer. This session is run by our Careers Team who will be available to answer your questions on careers.

This is part of a series of workshops however there is no requirement to attend all sessions. The location of the workshop will be provided at the time of booking. 

Book your place on the MS Bookings Page. 

 

ADHD Peer Support Group: Review of Semester one exams

When: Thursday, 16 February 2023, 17:00 – 18:00 Live

Where: In person, at Highfield Campus

What is this workshop about?  

This workshop is designed for students with ADHD and those awaiting a diagnosis. This session will provide an opportunity to reflect on Semester 1 and apply learning for Semester 2.

The building and room number will be in the confirmation email at the time of booking.

Book your place on the MS Bookings Page. 

 

Autism Matters: Preventing Isolation

When: Wednesday, 1 March 2023, 14:00 – 15:00, Live

Where: In person, at Highfield Campus

What is this workshop about?  

This workshop is designed for autistic students and those awaiting a diagnosis. In this session, we will discuss isolation. We will talk about reasons autistic students may have different experiences of isolation in University compared to neurotypical peers. We will discuss ways to manage isolation at University.

This is part of a series of workshops however there is no requirement to attend all sessions. The location of the workshop will be provided at the time of booking. 

Book your place on the MS Bookings Page. 

 

ADHD Peer Support Group: Assistive Technology

When: Thursday, 02 March 2023, 17:00 – 18:00 Live

Where: In person, at Highfield Campus

What is this workshop about?  

This workshop is designed for students with ADHD and those awaiting a diagnosis. Learn how to use technology to help with your note-taking in lectures and to plan your ideas. (Glean and MindManager). This is part of a series of workshops however there is no requirement to attend all sessions. The location of the workshop will be provided at the time of booking. 

Book your place on the MS Bookings Page. 

 

Using technology to overcome barriers to learning

When: Tuesday, 14 March 2023, 14:30 – 15:30 Live

Where: MS Teams 

What is this workshop about?  

This workshop is designed for students who are diagnosed or identify with being Neurodivergent. This workshop will introduce you to the different types of assistive technology available to assist with overcoming barriers to learning. Useful for students who find note taking, reading, assignment planning and attentional focus difficult.

The the link to join the online workshop will be provided at the time of booking. 

Book your place on the MS Bookings Page. 

 

Autism Matters: Managing Stress and Anxiety

When: Wednesday, 15 March 2023, 14:00 – 15:00, Live

Where: In person, at Highfield Campus

What is this workshop about?  

This workshop is designed for autistic students and those awaiting a diagnosis. In this session, we will look at practical methods for managing stress and anxiety. We discuss why anxiety often develops for autistic people and what we can do to reduce overall anxiety.

This is part of a series of workshops however there is no requirement to attend all sessions. The location of the workshop will be provided at the time of booking. 

Book your place on the MS Bookings Page. 

 

Using technology to overcome barriers to learning

When: Thursday, 16 March 2023, 10:00 – 11:00 Live

Where: Highfield Campus (exact location provided at time of booking) 

What is this workshop about?  

This workshop is designed for students who are diagnosed or identify with being Neurodivergent. This workshop will introduce you to the different types of assistive technology available to assist with overcoming barriers to learning. Useful for students who find note taking, reading, assignment planning and attentional focus difficult.

The the location of the workshop will be provided at the time of booking. 

Book your place on the MS Bookings Page. 

 

Autism Matters: Romantic Relationships

When: Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 14:00 – 15:00, Live

Where: In person, at Highfield Campus

What is this workshop about?  

This workshop is designed for autistic students and those awaiting a diagnosis. In this session, we will look at healthy relationships. We know that some autistic people find it hard to recognise when they are being used in relationships and so we cover some ways to recognise this. We also know that having autism does not stop you having healthy relationships and we want to celebrate that. This is a collaborative session aimed at us supporting each other to understand healthy relationships. 

This is part of a series of workshops however there is no requirement to attend all sessions. The location of the workshop will be provided at the time of booking. 

Book your place on the MS Bookings Page. 

 

Exam Preparation and Revision

When:  Friday, 05 May 2023, 17:00 – 18:00 Live

Where: MS Teams

What is this workshop about?  

This workshop is designed for students with ADHD or a specific learning difference such as Dyslexia. 

The session will explore a range of revision strategies and preparation methods for exams. The aim of the workshop is to support you to create a revision process which works for you. This can help to build your confidence and reduce overwhelm in the run up to the exam period. We will discuss strategies for breaking down exam questions and time planning under exam conditions. Although we won't have time to consider all exam types, we will consider how to adapt revision strategies and general exam techniques for short-timed written exams, multiple choice exams and longer timed assessments, such as a 48 hour assessment. There will be opportunities to ask questions related to your own work and share experiences with others, in a small, informal group setting.

The the link to join the online workshop will be provided at the time of booking. 

Book your place on the MS Bookings Page. 

 

Autism Matters: Your Choice

When: Wednesday, 10 May, 14:00 – 15:00, Live

Where: In person, at Highfield Campus

What is this workshop about?  

This workshop is designed for autistic students and those awaiting a diagnosis. This workshop is designed to support autistic students or those awaiting a diagnosis. In earlier meetings we will find out from you what you would like this session to focus on.

This is part of a series of workshops however there is no requirement to attend all sessions. The location of the workshop will be provided at the time of booking. 

Book your place on the MS Bookings Page.