Frequently Asked Questions

Student in library

We've put together a list of frequently asked questions for students who want to find out more about the Anglia Access Centre and our services. If you have any questions which aren't listed below please contact us and we'll help you.

FAQs for students


Can I bring someone into the assessment with me?
Can I get course related software?
Can I park at the assessment location?
Does it matter if I haven't had my Needs Assessment prior to starting my course?
Does the DSA cover personal care costs?
Haven't I already had a dyslexia test?
How long before I get any recommended equipment or help?
What happens to the equipment once I finish my course?
What happens to the information collected about me?
Why hasn't my equipment been delivered?
What if my needs or course requirements change during my studies?
Will I be asked to pay the money back?
Will there be any tests?

FAQs for diagnosis


Can the DSA pay for the cost of a diagnosis?
How do I get an autistic spectrum disorder diagnosis?
I need to get a post-16 SpLD test, where can I go?
I need to have a visual stress test, what do I do?

FAQs for parents


Can I attend the needs assessment with my son/daughter?
Can I book an appointment for my son/daughter?
Can I represent my son/daughter after the assessment?