Disabilities

Disability Supports

This video contains useful information about online exams and alternative assessments for students with disabilities, including how reasonable accommodations work remotely.
The Reasonable Accommodations policy can be found here and if you need any further information check out the website.

Disability Service Drop-in’s/ Bualadh Isteacha na Seirbhíse Míchumais

Daily 11am - 3pm during term time – Room 2054. Book an online Drop-in appointment: https://www.tcd.ie/disability/contact/drop-in.php

The Disability Service/An tSeirbhís Míchumais operates a Calm Inbox system: email/phone is checked in admin hours 9-10 and 4-5 daily.

Lens Reports

If you have any questions or issues with your LENS report please contact the Disability Service and they will ensure it is corrected.

Your school has access to all of your requirements and you should always be accommodated!

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

5.4  Students with disabilities who are registered with the Disability Service will have access to appropriate academic Reasonable Accommodations and/or additional services as determined by a Needs Assessment carried out by a suitably qualified staff member in the Disability Service and in accordance with the individual’s certified disability.

6.2  A Reasonable Accommodation is any action that helps to alleviate a substantial disadvantage due to a disability

7.5 Standard Reasonable Accommodations (Appendix 1, Code of Practice, Section 2) identified through the Needs Assessment process, carried out by a suitably qualified staff member in the Disability Service, are communicated to the relevant academic and service area via the LENS contained in the student record in SITS

7.9  LENS reports can be reviewed and amended if, for example, circumstances change and /or additional information is provided. The student or academic staff member can contact the Disability Service at any time to request a review and update of a LENS report.

Complaints

9.1 Complaints relating to the implementation (or failure thereof) of this policy or its attendant code of practice are to be made using the University’s Student Complaints Procedure.

College Calendar – section 15 and intro to Trinity Reasonable Accommodation Policy https://www.tcd.ie/disability/assets/pdf/RA-Policy.pdf

Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, is committed to ensuring that students with disabilities have as complete and equitable access to all facets of Trinity life as can reasonably be provided. Trinity has adopted a Reasonable Accommodation Policy, which is applicable to all students with disabilities studying in Trinity. This is in accordance with the Disability Act 2005, the Equal Status Acts 2000 (as amended), and the Universities Act 1997. As stated in the Trinity Calendar, students with disabilities are encouraged to register with the Disability Service to seek supports where their disability could affect their ability to participate fully in all aspects of the course.

Disability Services May Update https://sway.office.com/iYWyZVIyzMseI61V?ref=email

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