Student Support Unit

External Resources For Disabled Students

We have gathered together some useful resources for disabled students, focused on local services in Brighton and Hove. If you are aware of any other disability-specific services you access as a student that you would like us to share here, please email us at disabilitysupport@sussex.ac.uk.

Possability People

https://www.possabilitypeople.org.uk/

A local charity that works with disabled people or anyone with a long-term impairment or health condition, including providing advice on disability-related matters, finance, and employment, and a telephone helpline.

Mind Brighton and Hove

https://www.mindcharity.co.uk/

Promoting good mental health across Brighton and Hove, including advice and information services, mental health advocacy, and peer support.

Accessible Brighton

https://www.visitbrighton.com/plan-your-visit/accessibility

General information on accessibility in the city, including accessible accommodation and attractions and information on physical access around Brighton and Hove e.g. dropped kerbs and blue badge parking.

EasyLink bus travel

https://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/parking-and-travel/travel-transport-and-road-safety/easylink-0

A door-to-door transport service for people, including people in wheelchairs, who find it difficult or impossible to get on and off buses, or to get to the bus stop.

Brighton and Hove Talking Bus Stops

https://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/parking-and-travel/travel-transport-and-road-safety/talking-bus-stops-0

Travel support for blind and visually impaired passengers.

Switchboard LGBTQ Disability Project

https://www.switchboard.org.uk/projects/disability-project/

Community for LGBTQ disabled people with social activities and meet-ups.

The Carers Hub Brighton

https://carershub.co.uk/

Services and resources for young carers, adult carers, and professionals, aiming to make a difference for carers and the person they care for.