network for excellence in
    mathematics and statistics support

Accessibility SIG

Accessibility covers a potentially wide remit of barriers which could:

  • Impact access to mathematics and/or statistics within a course and/or
  • Impact access to mathematics and statistics support itself.

This might include:

  • barriers experienced by students with maths anxiety, Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD), Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), sensory impairment, restricted mobility/motor control, mental health, fatigue or pain conditions;
  • widening participation considerations or
  • language barriers.

Past and current work by the SIG

Current focus

The SIG group meet regularly online to discuss cognitive and affective barriers to mathematical learning.  We seek to bring together sigma members with specific interest or expertise in these areas.

Direction and organisation

The Terms of Reference of the Accessibility SIG are available here