2 Funding support for students with a disability

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.

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3 Your Needs Assessment

A Needs Assessment is carried out to determine what level of support a student requires based on the appropriate evidence of disability provided by the student and information obtained from them on the impact of their disability and their academic course requirements. TUS accepts the same evidence of disability documentation required by the Disability Access Route to Education (DARE).

 

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4 What support is available?

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.

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