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We are delighted to announce that Brain in Hand has passed approval for funding to individuals in higher education through Disabled Students’ Allowances, helping students to be more confident and independent at university.  It can help overcome barriers to learning, and offer support where and when it is most needed, in order to give the best chance of degree success.

Students receiving Brain in Hand University Edition will have access to a student-specific selection of Brain in Hand services, including:

  • Software licence
  • Secure website access
  • Smartphone / tablet app
  • Assistance with initial set-up
  • Access to regular ‘spring-clean’ reviews
  • Remote facilitator support
  • A termly newsletter

How do I find out more?

Students, parents and carers…

If you are eligible for Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs) and you feel that you would benefit from using Brain in Hand your Needs Assessor will be able to recommend for it be funded, if appropriate, for the duration of your studies.

  • Let us know if you have a Needs Assessment booked, and we will ensure your local Access Centre is aware of Brain in Hand.
  • Please click here to access our information sheet

For full details of how Brain in Hand can support students at university, please visit our Higher Education page

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