Association of NMH Providers

We are a member of the Association of Non-Medical Help Providers which promotes best practice, quality and improvement across the sector. As a member we adhere to the nationally recognised Non-Medical Help Charter which helps facilitate the provision of high quality academic study support, appropriate to the needs of disabled students and which represents value for money.


We are a DSA-QAG accredited provider.

In order to ensure that students receive a high quality service in the Disabled Students Allowances (DSA) process, the Department for Education (DfE) recommend that funding bodies, use only providers who are registered with the Disabled Students Allowances Quality Assurance Group (DSA-QAG).

To become a registered member of DSA-QAG we meet quality criteria as specified by DSA-QAG.


We are a member of the British Assistive Technology Association who aim to educate and inform widely on the benefits of Assistive Technology.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer. The Disability Confident scheme aims to help employers make the most of the opportunities provided by employing disabled people. It is voluntary and has been developed by employers and disabled people’s representatives.

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...

Amano Annual Report 2018

The Amano Annual Report 2018 is published and includes data from across the Disabled Students Allowance sector demonstrating the changing patterns of student disability and the positive impact of DSA. The Amano student survey results are summarised - and we're...

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...

Amano’s GDPR CPD is Accredited!

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is the new legal framework that will come into effect on the 25th of May 2018. The GDPR’s focus is the protection, collection and management of personal data, (i.e. data about individuals) and it applies to all...

DSA reforms BATA report

The British Assistive Technology Association believes that the imposition of a £200 charge for hardware supplied under the Disabled Students Allowances grant scheme is damaging the prospects of disabled students. Since the introduction of this student contribution,...

CPD Certification Service

Amano becomes a member of the CPD Certification Service As laid out in the DSA QAG Qaulity Assurance Framework, NMH Learning Support Consultants are require to undertake annual CPD. Amano have chosen to become a member of the CPD Certification Service to display our...

DSA-QAG Audit 2017

We are delighted to let you all know that we passed our annual audit in 2017 with flying colours! In order to achieve this accreditation we have demonstrated that we meet quality criteria as specified by DSA-QAG. A big thank you to all...

National Autistic Society

Amano Student Support have been pleased to welcome delegates to two, one day training events provided by The National Autistic Society, hosted and subsidised by Amano. The one day training sessions entitled "Introduction to autism and using the SPELL framework to...