Home Education and children Special educational needs and disability Preparing for adulthood Going to university If you’re disabled, you can get extra money and help so that you can study at university. If you have a physical disability or learning difficulty, like dyslexia, you may need:extra equipmentmore help from tutorsmore time to studydifferent ways to take exams These are called ‘reasonable adjustments’. You have the right to reasonable adjustments. For more information read: Disability Rights UK’s advice on adjustments for disabled studentsthe Universities and Colleges Admissions Service's (UCAS) advice on getting extra help at universityExtra moneyYou can apply for Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs) to help pay for the extra costs you have because of your disability. You’ll get the allowances on top of your student finance.You may also be able to get:benefits and other financial helpbursaries, scholarships or money from a hardship fundIf you’re studying and living in Leicestershire, you may also be able to get help from us with:equipment, home adaptations and assistive technologymaking big changes to your homeAdviceYou can get advice from the Disability Rights UK Disabled Students Helpline.Disabled Students HelplineTelephone: 0800 328 5050Opening hours: Tuesday 11.30am to 1.30pm and Thursday 1.30pm to 3.30pmEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org Help us improve this page Hide content Was this page helpful? Yes It was helpful, but Helpful but, please select a reason Please select a reasonthere's a broken link it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other No No, please select a reason Please select a reasonit didn't answer my question it's not detailed enough it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other Details Email address We’ll only use this to ask for more detail if we need to.