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Departmental Disability Liaison Officers

The Departmental Disability Liaison Officer (DDLO) is a direct link for you between student support services and your department. They can help make sure that the disability service know about any adjustments you need. Details of their role are below.

NB: Non Essex users should add @essex.ac.uk to create the full email address

Department

Disability Liaison Officer

Tel.

E-mail

Biological Sciences

Murray Griffin

01206 873336

mgriffin

Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities David McNeill 01206 872716 dmcneill

Computing and Electronic Systems

Francisco Sepulveda

01206 874151 fsepluv

East 15

Loughton
Southend



Andrew McCarthy
Teresa Zoers

 

020 8508 5983 Ex 46
01206 878325

 

amccar
tazoers

Economics

Jonathan Halket

01206 872394 jhalket

Essex Business School

Colchester
Southend

 

Raffaella Calabrese
Pablo Lucas

 

01206 873142
01702 328395

 

rcalab
plucas

Government

Theresa Crowley

01206 873486

crowtx

Health and Human Sciences

Colchester
Southend

 

Teresa Eade
Iain Keenan

 

01206 874557
01702 328361

 

teade
ijkeenan

History

Laila Haidarali

01206 873811

lhaid

Human Rights Centre

Yvonne Cattrall

01206 872586

yscatt

International Academy

Marilyn Shanks

01206 873742

mvcsha

Language and Linguistics

Sophia Skoufaki 01206 873754 sskouf

Law

Yvonne Cattrall 01206 872586  yscatt

Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies

John Haynes

01206 872625

jhaynes

Mathematical Sciences

Aris Perperoglou 01206 873036 aperpe

Philosophy and Art History

David McNeill 01206 872716 dmcneill

Psychology

Helen Standage 01206 874179 hjstan
Psychoanalytic Studies, Centre of Hannah Curtis 01206 873902 hcurti

Sociology

Rowena Macaulay

01206 873743

rowena


The role of DDLO:
• has an awareness of disability issues and the reasonable adjustments which may be required under the Equality Act
• has a knowledge of the subject area you are studying and the structure of the department
• can provide advice about the University’s specialist support services
• can act as a link between the department and Student Support
• you can disclose, or initially discuss your needs with them
• can liaise with lecturers if you are worried, or embarrassed, about talking to them about disability related difficulties
• can assist if you feel the reasonable adjustments recommended are not being implemented by the department
• can provide advice if you are experiencing problems with your academic progress as a result of a permanent or temporary disability, medical condition or specific learning difficulty and who will be able to find out about the options available to you
• will listen to your concerns confidentially

Section Disability Liaison Officers

In addition to Departmental Liaison Officers the following sections have appointed a Section Disability Liaison Officer you can contact to discuss disability related issues. Details of their role are below.

NB: Non Essex users should add @essex.ac.uk to create the full email address

Section Disability Liaison Officer Tel E-mail
Audio Visual Media Services Alfonso Torrejon 01206 873220 atorree
Careers Advisory Service Ann Ord 01206 872496 aord
Estate Management Mark Vinter 01206 872948 mvinter
Information Systems Services Darin Cruickshanks 01206 873585 darin
Library Mary Pelowski 01206 873182 maryp
Residential Services Beverley Shaw 01206 874027 bshaw

The role of the SDLO:
• has an awareness of disability issues and the reasonable adjustments which may be required under the Equality Act
• has a knowledge of the relevant section’s policies and procedures
• can act as a link between the section and Student Support; you can disclose, or discuss your needs, confidentially to them
• can liaise with members of staff in the section, if appropriate, about students’ disability related difficulties
• can assist if you feel the reasonable adjustments recommended are not being implemented by the section.

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