Students with a disability can get funding for Higher Education from the Disabled Student Allowances fund. It is needs based, so when you apply, you will be assessed by a panel to see how much support your circumstances warrant. If you are a full-time student you can get as much as £27405 per year. Part-time students may receive a maximum of £21844. The allowance serves to assist with specialist equipment, non-medical helper fees and general allowance for living or travel expenses. Postgraduates can receive a single allowance of £10260 annually. The amount is paid either directly into your account or to the company which serves you. To apply you need to submit a DSA1 form to Student Finance England
You must have a long-term health condition, a learning difficulty or a mental health condition. You should not be a recipient of any other funding programme. Your course must be in the UK. You should either be registered to study a first degree, foundation degree, certificate of Higher Education, Postgraduate Certificate of Education or Initial Teacher Training.