Thanks to Beastrabban for adding to my own article about this.
I’ve reblogged Mike’s piece from Vox Political discussing the Tory’s proposed cuts to the Disabled Students’ Grant. This gives support to disabled people, who would otherwise find it extremely difficult to study at Uni. The Tories intended remove this grant from all but those they consider to be the most seriously disabled. Sasson Hann gives their account of how they were able, with the aid of the grant and through their own hard work, gain a degree in music despite their immense handicaps and the lack of sympathy or consideration from some of their lecturers.
There is no possible way that I would have been able to complete my degree and gain a good grade without the Disabled Students Grant.
Firstly, due to extreme fatigue and pain I only ever managed to attend the first couple of weeks of any semester, so it was vital that I had equipment at…
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