Disability helps students with disabilities to undertake appropriate assessment and be provided with relevant support for their disability.

Disabled students

Information on support for students with disabilities is available on funding, facilities, assessments and specific impairments.

Disabled staff

We can also provide advice and information to staff with disabilities and their managers about making appropriate adjustments.

Guidelines for tutors

Advice and guidance is available for all teaching staff on supporting students with disabilities.

Guidelines for admissions staff

For an overview of the principles and process maps for admission of students with a disability.

Departmental Disability Representatives

A list of Disability Reps in University departments:


Disability Objectives

Details of annual disability objectives and annual reports

Our staff

James Browne Disability Support Adviser james.browne@york.ac.uk 4049
Liz Brogden SpLD Practitioner liz.brogden@york.ac.uk 4146 
Kirsty Dixon Office Manager (Mon/Tues)
Admin Asst (Thurs/Fri)
kirsty.dixon@york.ac.uk 4785
Katie Emsley Disability Support Adviser katie.emsley@york.ac.uk 4134 
Agnes Mcmonagle SpLD Practitioner agnes.mcmonagle@york.ac.uk 2150 
Vacant Office Manager (Wed-Fri)    
Claire Shanks Disability Support Adviser claire.shanks@york.ac.uk 4101
Kim Stephen (temp)

Administrative Assistant (Mon-


kim.stephen@york.ac.uk 2703

Who to contact

  • Disability Services
    Sally Baldwin Buildings Block B
    Tel: 01904 324785
    Fax: 01904 324142
  • Office hours: 10am - 4pm, Monday to Friday

Other sources of advice