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This field records the type of disability that a student has, on the basis of the student's own self-assessment.
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
All students where any Instance.REDUCEDI = 00, 01, 06 or 07
|Base data type||DISABLECodeType|
To permit disability-based analysis; for monitoring levels and trends in participation by particular groups of people; to monitor take-up of Disabled Students' Allowance as Disabled Students' Allowance is now not means tested; to permit analysis based on type of disability.
Code 00 'No known disability' should be returned when the student indicates that they do not have a disability.
Code 10 'Autistic Spectrum Disorder' is to include Asperger Syndrome, as an example of an ASD.
Code 96 'A disability not listed above' may be used where it is known that the student has a disability, but what type is not known.
Code 97 'Information refused' should be used in all cases where the student has explicitly refused to provide disability information.
Code 98 'Information not sought' may be used for continuing students in cases where the institution does not already hold the information.
Code 99 'Not known' includes all cases where the information has been sought but is missing.
If this field is coded 02-96 indicating that the student has a disability, then Instance.DISALL should be coded 4, 5 or 9.
For students entering through UCAS this information will be available from UCAS via the *J transaction.
|Change management notes||Business rule 1 updated to add Instance.REDUCEDI = 06 or 07 to the coverage of the field. Business rule 2 added|
Data type: DISABLECodeContentType
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