Amano is a DSA-QAG accredited Disabled Students Allowance Non-Medical Help Provider based in Tavistock, Devon.
We deliver One-To-One Learning Support, Specialist Mentors, Assistive Technology Training, and other specialist support to students receiving the Disabled Students Allowance who are studying in higher education across Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset.
We regularly support students receiving the Disabled Students Allowance (DSA) at:
- AECC University College
- Bournemouth University
- Bournemouth and Poole College
- Bridgwater & Taunton College
- City College Plymouth
- Cornwall College
- Cornwall SCITT
- Duchy College
- Exeter College
- Falmouth University
- Moorlands College
- Open College Of The Arts
- Plymouth College of Art
- Plymouth University
- Somerset College
- South Devon College
- Southampton Solent University
- Strode College
- The Learning Institute
- The Open University
- Truro and Penwith College
- University Centre Somerset
- University of Exeter
- University of Southampton
- University of St Mark & St John
- University of Winchester
- Weymouth College
We also provide learning support services directly to Universities and Colleges for students who are not in receipt of DSA and who are receiving assistance from their institution’s own Disability Services.
Our Learning Support Consultants are thoroughly screened for their suitability to work in learning support. Professionally qualified and trained, our consultants are experienced in helping students with disabilities in higher education fulfil their academic potential.
We believe in:
- Student focussed allocations
- Hassle-free arrangements
- Student choice and empowerment
- Flexibility in delivery
- Adaptable support for changing needs
We are continually adapting to the changing world of DSA and NMH services. Through a combination in-house developed technology like the Amano App, and also the introduction of new quality measures, via facilitiies such as our online consultant e-learning resource we make sure that we continue to meet expectations.
We understand that putting good quality student support in place is a team effort. By working closely with local HEI’s, disability teams and assessors and by always putting the student’s needs first, our joined- up approach ensures that all our stakeholders needs are met.
Supporting the UK's leading Student Mental Health charity
We have chosen Student Minds as our Chairty of the Year 2019:
“Student Minds is the UK’s student mental health charity. We empower students and members of the university community to look after their own mental health, support others and create change.”