The Disability Support Service welcomes and encourages all students with disabilities to register with us to avail of support throughout their time in college.Full article
Most students registering with the Disability Support Service request access to a range of supports that help the student to reach their full potential while studying. Most student needs are accommodated through these supports. Some of these disability student supports are funded by the Department of Education and Skills and Higher Education Authority.
After registering online, students who desire specialist support will be invited to meet with a member of the Disability Support Service team on a one-to-one basis to discuss support needs . The student decides on the level of support that they require. All students in this category will have a full Needs Assessment.Full article
Attending college can be both exciting and terrifying at the same time. It is important to know that there is support, information and resources available if you need them. Make sure you avail of every support you need to ensure you have the best possible college experience.Full article
Telling people about your autism at college is also known as ‘disclosure’ or ‘declaring a disability’.Full article
We spoke to Fern during her final year as an undergraduate Politics student in the UK. We asked her how she feels about disclosing her autism to the university and to fellow students.Full article