Yes, that is right - they are awaiting their DSA equipment. I felt that
the supplier should foot the bill as a reasonable adjustment to be
So where should the student go from here?
From: Discussion list for disabled students and their support staff.
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Chris Dunlop
Sent: 04 December 2008 15:09
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Subject: Re: BSL Interpreter costs
Strictly speaking, the cost, or potential cost, of BSL interpreters in
and training on equipment should be factored into the cost of the
and training. The suppliers of goods and services have a legal
make 'reasonable adjustments' to the goods and services they provide,
shouldn't discriminate, i.e. cost, one person more than another.
However, where they haven't done so, it may be covered by DSA. But not
part of the assessment. I'm presuming this student has been granted DSA
is now being supplied with equipment?
Hope that helps