四月是自闭症宣传月, 考虑到这一点, Beverley Sykes from our Disability 而且 阅读障碍服务 talks to us about the Academic 而且 Non-Academic support available for students at Worcester:

At the mg4355电子娱乐网址 we welcome 而且 support students with Neuro-diverse conditions such as: Autistic Spectrum Differences, 注意力缺陷多动症, 添加和阿斯伯格综合症. mg娱乐网十大网址的目标是成为一所自闭症友好大学. 

对许多学生而言, 上大学最大的障碍不是课程, 课程或学习, 这是独立大学生活的其他部分. Some of the main concerns reported by autistic students when they are thinking of coming to study at the mg4355电子娱乐网址 are:

标加音乐厅的外景
搬进大学宿舍可能是一个重大的变化
  • 住在宿舍里
  • 做饭,打扫卫生,买菜.
  • 能够说出他们需要什么和他们的感受.
  • 应对变化
  • 理解和导航模块选择
  • 了解物理环境
  • 到处找路,然后迷路
  • 交朋友和社交
  • 感觉想家

考虑到上大学,mg娱乐网十大网址理解这一点, 作为一个自闭症学生, 会很有压力, 担心和困惑的时间. We try to make the transition to higher education as easy 而且 stress free as possible. We believe that with the right planning 而且 support, autistic students can excel at university

We offer a variety of support to help with the transition to university 而且 the throughout your time at uni. mg娱乐网十大网址的目标是为您提供一个安全的学习环境.

开放的日子

开放日可能是参观大学的第一个机会. They are a great way to assess the environment, social opportunities 而且 support offered. 你可以看到住宿,饮食设施和教室. You might use this to get a general feel of the university in terms of your sensory needs 而且 as to whether you could cope with the environment.

开放日可能会让人忙得不可开交, 所以mg娱乐网十大网址提供了更安静、更容易管理的额外日子.

可能的支持:

残疾和阅读障碍服务队

We have a friendly 而且 supportive staff that are happy to answer your questions.

Our Disability Advisers offer appointments to prospective students as well as current students. It is never too early to start thinking about the support options 而且 what university will be like for you 而且 you are not limited to the amount of appointments you can book. who can discuss how your Autism affects you 而且 explain what support arrangements may be suitable. We want you to feel comfortable 而且 ready to start university so you can contact us as much as you need to.

We can help you underst而且 what Disabled 学生 Allowance (DSA) is 而且 the support available through DSA 而且 how to apply for that through Student Finance.

We can act as a liaison between the different university services such as; money advice, 住宿, 项目建议, 咨询和心理健康服务.

残疾和阅读障碍信息日

残疾和阅读障碍小组每年举办三天的信息日活动, 一次在春末,另外两次在六月和七月.

These days are intended to help you have everything in place by the beginning of your studies at the mg4355电子娱乐网址.

在资讯日,学生可以:

  • learn more about what disability 而且 dyslexia support is available at Worcester 而且 how to access it.
  • discuss any support or transition concerns they may have with a Disability Adviser
  • 在圣弗朗西斯科大学校园游览. 约翰校园
  • 与其他学生以及大学其他院系的工作人员见面
  • 参加涉及学习技巧和辅助技术的研讨会

专为自闭症和阿斯伯格综合症学生开设的暑期寄宿学校

Our 专为自闭症和阿斯伯格综合症学生开设的暑期寄宿学校 have gone from strength to strength, 与更多的学生, 工作人员和志愿者比以往任何时候都要加入mg娱乐网十大网址这个年度成功的活动.

The Summer School is aimed at helping students with autism spectrum disorders prepare for starting university in September. We believe that attending the Summer School can make a big difference as it will help you to become familiar with the university during a quieter time.

暑期学校是一个机会:

  • Attend a taster lecture 而且 participate in sessions to help you prepare for university life.
  • Meet other new students 而且 learn from the experiences of current students on the autism spectrum.
  • 参加一些社交活动,观察或参与烹饪工作坊.
  • 了解校园、蜂巢、城市和大学图书馆.
  • Learn more about the support available to you 而且 meet members of the Disability & 阅读障碍服务,咨询 & 心理健康服务,学生支持和健康小组.
  • 了解学生会可以提供什么,并会见休假的官员. The 学生’ Union offer a range of social opportunities 而且 are always looking at ways to help students with autism, 比如欢迎周末的安静区域. They can help you look at the clubs 而且 societies to see which ones appeal to you.
  • Experience staying for two nights in our AE Housman halls of residence (en-suite 住宿.)

由于covid - 19大流行,去年的事件略有不同, 由于住宿不可用, but we still were able to offer a much of the content on line 而且 with one day on campus.

If the summer school isn’t for you, we offer early induction alongside the information days.

早期的感应

Each year we arrange an early induction for those students who prefer a quieter introduction to University life. 学生 are invited to attend a small group induction programme at the University before the beginning of the usual Welcome Week.

虽然这个活动不是强制性的, it may prove particularly beneficial for those who are uneasy about making the transition to a new study 而且 social environment.

  • 除了残障人士的演讲 & 阅读障碍服务, 有各种各样的研讨会,包括来自项目咨询的研讨会, 理财谘询及登记处服务.
  • 你也可以有机会与学生支持组织接触 & Wellbeing team 而且 tutors from your course during the social events we are running.
  • The early induction also includes tours of the campuses 而且 the Hive (the university 而且 city library).

其他类型的支持包括:

  • 对考试安排的考虑
  • 学生支持计划,包括课程和考试的合理调整
  • 心理健康 & 咨询服务
  • Help 而且 advice regarding life at university available from other organisations such as: National Autistic Society
  • mg娱乐网十大网址可以帮助满足您的住宿需求
  • 在最初几周的培训中担任实际的支持人员
  • 安静的空间:休息室——圣约翰校区,珍妮林德,城市校区
  • 学生会残障学生网络.

Above all we want your time at university to be fun, productive 而且 without barriers. mg娱乐网十大网址希望mg娱乐网十大网址提供的支持将有助于您实现您的目标.

One of our current students created a presentation of an Autistic student’s perspective on studying at the mg4355电子娱乐网址 which you can view below. 

想问mg娱乐网十大网址一些问题? 为什么不mg4355电子娱乐网址:

电话:01905 85 5531

电子邮件: disability@worc.ac.uk