About Access Northampton

Access Northampton Assessment Centre is an assessment centre for students who require a Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs) study needs assessment. The DSA is designed to assist with the additional study costs incurred as a result of a disability.

Appointments to suit you

Online booking available

Comprehensive range of accessible software

Full support

Free parking

Professional, friendly service

What is a disability?

For the purposes of the DSA, a disability can include:

  • dyslexia, dyspraxia, AD(H)D (specific learning difficulties)
  • mental health difficulties
  • physical impairment or mobility issues
  • unseen disability or long-standing illness (for example diabetes, epilepsy, cancer, HIV, chronic heart disease)
  • two or more impairments and/or disabling medical conditions
  • autism spectrum disorder
  • visual or hearing impairment