YorLinc is a DSA-QAG accredited assessment service, experienced in providing assessments and training to prospective students.
We undertake needs assessments on behalf of the Disabled Students' Allowances (DSA) and also provide professional training in the use of assistive technologies, catering for students with specific learning difficulties, mental health problems, sensory impairments and physical disabilities.
Our team of friendly, knowledgeable assessors undertakes approximately 700 DSA assessments a year. They work hard to ensure that our clients receive the highest quality service with minimum waiting times.
The assessment centre offers a single assessment fee, which will cover all work required for the duration of the original course of study.
- Liaison with funding bodies, equipment suppliers, HEIs or other stakeholders for the purpose of reviewing the student's support needs.
- Activities undertaken by the assessor or centre to review the student's DSA support, for the duration of the original course.
- The assessment fee will be met through the DSA.
- Additional needs which a student begins to require.
National Network of Assessments Centres
National Network of Assessments Centres represents the majority (approximately 70%) of DSA Assessment Centres in England and all centres in Wales.
Disabled Students' Allowances
Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs) are grants to help with any extra essential costs you may incur as a direct result of your disability.