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Workshops and Events for Disabled Students

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2014

January

15/01/14
  • NAS Asperger Student Workshops
  • 2013/14 Workshop Series run by the National Autistic Society for Students with Asperger Syndrome:

    No.3 Improving your motivation and organisational skills

28/01/14

February

05/02/14
  • Cabinet of Curiosities: How Disability was kept in a box
  • Mat Fraser
  • Join acclaimed actor and performance artist Mat Fraser for a journey through the history of disability, using museum objects through a blend of drama, comedy, film and music hall pastiche to prompt us to question our attitudes towards difference.

12/02/14
  • NAS Asperger Student Workshops
  • 2013/14 Workshop series run by the National Autistic Society for Students with Asperger Syndrome:

    No.4: Understanding the Autism Spectrum and Self-Advocacy

25/02/14
  • Frontrunner Leadership Course for Disabled Students
  • Three day residential leadership course run by Common Purpose and sponsored by Santander to take place in Nottingham, from 25-27 February 2014  providing an opportunity for students with disabilities to develop their leadership and employability skills. The deadline for applications is Monday 3 February. 

March

12/03/14
  • NAS Asperger Student Workshops
  • 2013/14 Workshop Series run by the National Autistic Society for Students with Asperger Syndrome:

    No:5: Developing Skills for Placements and Internships

April

09/04/14
  • NAS Asperger Student Workshops
  • 2013/14 Workshop Series run by the NAS for Students with Asperger Syndrome:

    No.6: Planning for Graduation and Transition from University

August

06/08/14
  • Education to Employment
  • A three-day event organised by Blind in Business for blind or partially sighted graduates or undergraduates interested in finding a job.

October

23/10/14
28/10/14

November

08/11/14
  • Festival of Dyslexic Culture
  • The not-for-profit Festival of Dyslexic Culture will showcase all the things that dyslexic (and dyspraxic, dyscalculic, AD(H)D and Aspergers) people are good at, and how they excel at them.

12/11/14
  • Q&A Session about Educational Psychologists' Reports
  • Gavin Reid
  • A session run by Gavin Reid, expert and author, about the Educational Psychologists' report which is prepared following your assessment for a specific learning difference (such as dyslexia, dyspraxia or ADHD)

12/11/14
  • Having an SpLD: Planning for Essay-Writing
  • David Fisher
  • A workshop for students with specific learning differences (such as dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD) run by David Fisher who specialises in essay-writing techniques

20/11/14
  • Mindmapping Workshop
  • Nic Christodoulou
  • Nic Christodoulou, Assistive Technology Consultant, will show you how to use Mindmapping software to plan and organise your essays

25/11/14
  • Essay Writing Surgery
  • David Fisher
  • Bring your essays and questions along to discuss with David Fisher, specialist in essay-writing techniques

27/11/14
  • Using ClaroRead with PDFs
  • Nic Christodoulou
  • Nic Christodoulou, Assistive Technology Consultant, will show you how to overcome problems commonly encountered in using ClaroRead with PDFs