Disclosure and documents

It's your decision whether or not to declare your disability or condition but we would urge you to do so.

It's your decision as to whether or not to declare your disability or condition, but we would urge you to contact the Disability and Wellbeing Service as early as possible, so that we can offer you advice and information in a confidential discussion.

We will ask you to complete and sign a disclosure form when you contact us. You may revise the disclosure form at any point during your studies.


Your right to confidentiality is respected and information regarding your disability or condition will only be given out with your permission and on a "need to know" basis.  

Confidentiality is required under the Data Protection Act 1998 which categorises such information as "sensitive". For more information read our confidentiality policy.

When you are applying to LSE

Admissions decisions are based solely on the information presented on the application form, and you will not be treated differently if you have a disability, medical condition, dyslexia or neurodiverse condition or other specific need.  LSE aims to create an environment which enables all students to participate fully in university life.

If you're applying for graduate study you should make sure that you complete the section Disability, Specific Needs or Medical Condition codes in the Monitoring Form at the end of the LSE application form in order to notify the Disability and Wellbeing Service of your application

This disclosure is NOT passed to the academic selector.

Making an appointment

When you make contact with us we will also ask you to complete a Disclosure Form if you wish for us to put in place adjustments.

If you wish to make an appointment for the first time, please complete an Appointment Registration Form (MS Word) and email it to disability-dyslexia@lse.ac.uk.

Documents required

The documents that we are likely to need to see vary by condition. 

Dyslexia, dyspraxia and specific learning difficulties

  • Documentation must be from an appropriately qualified practitioner (usually a chartered psychologist or a Specialist Teacher with a current Practicing Certificate) 

Physical and sensory impairments, and long-term medical conditions, including mental health difficulties

  • A completed Medical Information form from your GP or specialist
  • Documentation must be from a suitably qualified practitioner, medical service or a relevant institution or service
  • If you have Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD), Asperger’s Syndrome (AS) or High Functioning Autism (HFA), we will need a letter or report from the Psychiatrist or Clinical Psychologist who diagnosed this condition, as well as a completed Medical Information form

All documents must be in English or formally translated if not originally in English.



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Disability and Wellbeing Service, Third floor, Fawcett House (FAW), Clements Inn, London, WC2A 2AZ