Students with Visual Impairments

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Dear University of South Wales,
Please could you provide the following information for the current academic year (2017-2018):
The number of registered students with a visual impairment
The number of students are text to speech users
The number of students are screen reader users
The total number of students

Yours faithfully,

Beth

Freedom of Information, University of South Wales

Dear Beth

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

We acknowledge your request for information.

We are considering your request and you should receive the information requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days. If there are any areas of your request that need to be clarified then we will contact you at the earliest opportunity.

Yours sincerely,

Rhys Davies
Information Compliance Manager /Rheolwr Cydymffurfio i Wybodaeth
University Secretary's Office/Swyddfa Ysgrifennydd y Brifysgol
University of South Wales/Prifysgol De Cymru
Treforest
Pontypridd
CF37 1DL

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Freedom of Information, University of South Wales

Dear Beth,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

 

Thank you for your request for information received on the 17^th July
2018.  Please find below the University’s response.

 

Please could you provide the following information for the current
academic year (2017-2018):

The number of registered students with a visual impairment The number of
students are text to speech users The number of students are screen reader
users The total number of students

 

We have 22 students with a visual impairment (this does not include those
with Irlen visual stress).

 

We do not capture information on how many students use different types of
software such as text to speech and screen reading

 

Should you have any further queries do not hesitate to contact the
Information Compliance Manager, University of South Wales, Pontypridd,
CF37 1DL. If you are not satisfied with the University’s response, you are
entitled to use the University’s complaints procedure available from
[1]http://uso.southwales.ac.uk/ig/foi/.

Further information about the Act is available from :

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire SK9 5AF

[2]http://www.ico.gov.uk/

Yours faithfully,

Rhys Davies

Information Compliance Manager

 

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