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Disabled Students' Allowances

Question for Department for Education

UIN 29203, tabled on 13 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect on the health and wellbeing of students in higher education with brain injuries of the change in the level of disabled student allowance funding for mentoring those students.

Answered on

23 March 2020

There has been no change to the level of funding available through Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs) for mentoring support. All students who are eligible for DSAs, including those with brain injuries, are assessed in respect of the type and level of support they specifically require.