Disabled Students' Allowances: Dyslexia:Written question - 16128

Asked on: 13 November 2015
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Disabled Students' Allowances: Dyslexia
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of the number of dyslexic students who will receive disabled students' allowances in each of the next five years.
Answered by: Joseph Johnson
Answered on: 24 November 2015

The Student Loans Company (SLC) administers student support for each of the UK Government Administrations. The number and proportion of new applicants deemed by SLC to be eligible for Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSA) is set out in the attached table.

The earliest academic year for which the data is available is 2011/12.

The Department does not provide forecasts of the number of students with specific disabilities expected to receive Disabled Students’ Allowances.

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