Our DSA Assessment Centres

Please note: In response to the coronavirus Student Finance England has announced that it is possible for students to access their DSA Needs Assessment remotely. AbilityNet has run video-based online assessments in workplace and education settings for some time and can provide a full service online. Please mention your preference - online or in person - when you book your DSA Needs Assessment.

If you qualify for Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA) you will require a Needs Assessment which AbilityNet can provide at one of our specialist DSA Centres around the UK. Our experienced team will conduct an assessment with you to identify the specialist support you may require. You can choose the centre closest to your college or university, or use the one nearest your home:

Book your DSA Needs Assessment now

More Information

Waiting times at our DSA Centres vary and are included on our 'DSA Centre Waiting Times' webpage. Please note, the QAF KPI maximum waiting time is 15 working days

Disabled Students Allowance Quality Assurance logoVisit our 'DSA Centre Opening Hours' webpage for more information about the hours of operation at each of our centres. If you are looking for information about the quality of service we offer, and why you should choose to have your DSA Needs Assessment with AbilityNet, please visit our 'Why Choose Our DSA Centres' webpage.

Contact Us

Contact our friendly team to book your Needs Assessment or to discuss anything related to DSAs. 

Student Testimonials

Mind-mapping software helps Jack who has dyslexia

Having asked for help with his dyslexia when he started his course at Bristol University, Jack received a Needs Assessment from AbilityNet. He is now using mind-mapping software to help get his ideas down in an organised way.

Read more about how we helped Jack

Maddie and James get transformational tech support

In our video we hear from Maddie who has suffered from anxiety and James who has dyslexia. Both have gained so much more from their university experience since having a Needs Assessment and receiving the recommended support.

Read more about how we helped Maddie and James

"I had a fantastic, informative time... I felt that my needs were met and more"

Do you want to know what other students say about the support they've received from AbilityNet?

Read comments from students that have had a Needs Assessment with AbilityNet

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