DISABILITY SERVICE

WHAT IS THE DISABILITY SERVICE?

The Disability Service:

  • Provides a confidential and accessible service for you, the student with a disability.
  • Aims to help you to identify and support your learning needs during your time in Trinity.
  • Is student centered and committed in as far as is reasonably possible, to empowering students with disabilities to achieve their academic and vocational goals, as well as access all aspects of college life.

 

WHO CAN ACCESS?

If you are a student with a disability (a physical or sensory disability, a mental health difficulty, ADHD, ASD  or a learning difficulty) and are registered as a student in Trinity, you can avail of support from the Disability Service.  

 

WHAT CAN THE DISABILITY SERVICE OFFER YOU?

The Disability Service will support you in identifying your learning needs as a student and will offer a number of resources and support that will allow you to actively engage in college life. These may include: 

  • The provision of assistive technologies
  • Access to respite spaces
  • Access to reasonable accommodations (such as disclosure of your disability to your department, extra exam time, low distraction venue etc.)
  • Access to individual sessions with an occupational therapist who will assist you to develop practical skills and strategies to help you to manage student life.

 

WHO ARE WE?

We are a team of professionals with expertise in the field of disability, including disability officers, occupational therapists and an assistive technology officer.

 

HOW CAN I GET IN CONTACT WITH THE DISABILITY SERVICE?

If you have a disability and need additional support in college, please don’t hesitate to contact the Disability Service.

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01 896 3111

www.tcd.ie/disability

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Or drop into Room 2054 in the Arts Building

  • Trinity College Students' Union
    House 6,
    Trinity College Dublin,
    Dublin 2
  • (01) 6468 431
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Opening Hours

Monday 9:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 9:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 9:30 - 17:00
Thursday 9:30 - 19:30
Friday 9:30 - 17:00
Saturday 11:00 - 14:30
Closed Sunday/Bank Holiday

Please Note: As per the government directive due to the COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) we are CLOSED from the 12.03.2020 until Trinity College reopens.

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