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Who’s Really Supporting Us? The Disabled Student Experience

  title={Who’s Really Supporting Us? The Disabled Student Experience},
  author={Vanessa Hinchcliffe},
This paper explores preliminary findings from online interviews with educational support workers and web-based diaries with university students with social communication difficulties, concerning student support networks and the implications for retention and progression. Mostly, support workers with the least training and experience were less confident in contributing to the establishment and maintenance of student support networks. However, those with more training and experience were more… Expand