The Disability Advisory Service is divided into three teams.  These are:

Disability Advisory Service Teams

Disability advisers

We provide confidential and impartial advice and support to students with a wide range of impairments/disabilities to enable you to participate fully in your studies. We can help identify any disability-related needs you may have and discuss the best way of meeting them. We help you obtain the relevant evidence if you don’t have it. We can refer you to and organise the appropriate support. Our aim is to promote autonomy by ensuring you can make fully informed decisions to access the right support if you need it. 

Operations team

Our team supports the work of the disability advisers and SpLD tutors and is key to underpinning the provision of an efficient and operational service. We are the first point of contact for students and parents/guardians. 

Specific learning difficulties tutors

Our team provides face to face screenings for specific learning difficulties (SpLDs). We then refer students with enough indicators for a full diagnostic assessment. We provide study skills support sessions for an hour each week (on a flexible fixed term basis). In addition, there are themed workshops for small groups of students, and we work closely with external inclusive technology trainers to provide an integrated in-house provision.  

Head of Disability Advisory Service

  • Maureen O'Brien

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    Maureen O'Brien Head of Disability Advisory Service

    (+44) 020 759 42168

    Responsibilities

    Maureen is responsible for the overall strategic planning of the Disability Advisory Service.
    She works proactively with colleagues to support students and puts inclusion at the heart of everything the service does.  

Operations team

  • John Aouad

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    John Aouad Projects and Operations Manager

    (+44) 020 759 40863

    Responsibilities

    Leads on operational projects for the service. 
    Financial management of the team's budget. 
    Plans and manages the online content of the team's website.
    Maximizer CRM management.
    Social media and communications lead.
  • Abi Williamson

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    Abi Williamson Administrator

    +44 (0)20 7594 9533

    Responsibilities

    First point of contact for phone, email and office enquires. 
    Manages diagnostic assessment referrals.
    Website maintenance.
    Updating Maximizer CRM records.
    Processing financial documents and requests.

Disability advisors

  • Roddy Slorach

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    Roddy Slorach Senior Disability Adviser

    (+44) 020 759 48935

    Responsibilities

    Provides advice and support in relation to disability-related study needs. 
    Co-ordinates the Departmental Disability Officers network.
    Supervises the team of disability advisers.
  • Sarah Kennedy

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    Sarah Kennedy Disability Adviser - Autistic Spectrum

    (+44) 020 759 45369

    Responsibilities

    Provides advice and support in relation to disability-related study needs.

  • Kate King

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    Kate King Disability Adviser

    (+44) 020 759 40955

    Responsibilities

    Provides advice and support in relation to disability-related study needs.

  • Chantelle Clarke

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    Chantelle Clarke Disability Advisor

    +44 (0)20 7594 2356

    Responsibilities

    Provides advice and support in relation to disability-related study needs.

  • Sue Williams

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    Sue Williams Disability Adviser

    (+44) 020 759 40745

    Responsibilities

    Provides advice and support in relation to disability-related study needs.

  • Philip Magee

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    Philip Magee Disability Adviser

    (+44) 020 759 40717

    Responsibilities

    Provides advice and support in relation to disability-related study needs.

Specific learning difficulty tutors

  • David Mooney

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    David Mooney Senior Inclusive Consultant and SpLD tutor

    (+44) 020 759 42451

    Responsibilities

    Provides the Disability Advisory Service's inclusive advice and guidance to the College.
    Carries out SpLD screenings and full diagnostic assessments. 
    Delivers SpLD awareness and SpLD study skills sessions.
  • Katie Carpani

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    Katie Carpani Specialist SpLD Tutor

    (+44) 020 759 44989

    Responsibilities

    Carries out initial SpLD screening for students.  
    Provides individual and group study skills sessions for SpLD students.  
    Delivers SpLD awareness and study efficiency sessions to all students.  
  • Emma Morrison

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    Emma Morrison Specialist SpLD Tutor

    (+44) 020 759 49259

    Responsibilities

    Carries out initial SpLD screening for students.  
    Provides individual and group study skills sessions for SpLD students.  
    Delivers SpLD awareness and study efficiency sessions to all students.  
  • Peter Lia

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    Peter Lia Specialist SpLD Tutor

    (+44) 020 759 42777

    Responsibilities

    Carries out initial SpLD screening for students.  
    Provides individual and group study skills sessions for SpLD students.  
    Delivers SpLD awareness and study efficiency sessions to all students.