Does DSA work?- The Report

Given the recent changes to DSAs funding and provision, the Department for Education (DfE) recently commissioned IFF Research to evaluate the appropriateness of the current DSA model. The main aim of the study was to assess the extent to which DSAs are meeting their...

Call to improve support for disabled students

More students with a disability are going to university than ever before, but we need greater progress to level the playing field. Chris Skidmore, Universities Minister, wants universities to do as much as they can to support this underrepresented group. Read the full...

Stand-out Amano Consultants!

SPELL Framework Autism Training 27th November 2018 We are delighted to have received some excellent feedback from Susan Kimber of the National Autistic Society following a training session held in November 2018: I would like to pass on my thoughts about the recent...

DSA Claim It!

It’s estimated that in 2017 nearly half the people eligible for DSA did not make a claim. For many students the funding from DSA and the extra support from their uni allows them to continue studying, rather than¬†leaving their course* Amano are supporting the...

Amano Launch Meetings – New Year 2018/19

September 2018. Amano are pleased to be hosting our Launch Meetings for the 2018/19 academic year. These meetings are an opportunity for some DSA and University updates, some CPD, a reflection on the great support provided to students over the past year.

Quality CPD from Livewell Southwest

Amano are pleased to announce that our series of consultant CPD courses has commenced, run by the excellent Livewell Southwest (Livewell provide NHS commissioned services). Amano Consultants will take part in the half day SafeTALK training, the half or two day Mental...