Language Support Tutors
Language Support Tutors (LST)
Language Support Tutors (LSTs) are a Specialist Support Professional (SSP), as defined under the Non-Medical Helper (NMH) section of the Disabled Students Allowance (DSA). Language Support Tutors support deaf and hard of hearing students with English language and academic study skills. This may include:
Research skills - reading techniques and reading for inference
Academic writing skills
Language modification - plain English
Help with maintaining a glossary of English terms
Support with using English grammar
Language Support Tutors are highly skilled Specialist Support Professionals, holding both Registered Sign Language Interpreter (RSLI) status and a teaching qualification (e.g. PGCE, QTS or QTLS).
We provide suitably qualified Language Support Tutors to support you throughout your university career.