Students may be awarded Specialist Mentoring support
after a Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) Needs Assessment has taken place and
a DSA award has been confirmed by the student’s funding body e.g. Student
When a DSA award of Specialist Mentoring has been
confirmed, Autism Hampshire may have been selected as a provider of this
support. In this instance, the student is welcome to contact the team directly
to access their mentoring support by emailing:
the student may be referred by their Disability Officer, and a member of the
Specialist Mentoring team will initiate contact via the student’s preferred
contact method (if known), or via email.
additional information regarding the DSA application process is required, then
please access further guidance from the websites below:
If further discussion of support needs and
requirements, or disability related advice is required, then please access the
Academic Skills and Disability Advice Centre (ASDAC) through the University of
Portsmouth website at:
students, or students who are ineligible for a Disabled Students’ Allowance
award can access further advice regarding their support options from their
Disability Officer through the ASDAC website (noted above).
a member of the Specialist Mentoring team will be happy to discuss other
funding options, if a student would like to access the support independently.