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This ‘Information for Teaching and Professional Staff’ section is intended as a resource to help staff to understand their role and responsibilities towards students with disabilities. Willingness among staff to accommodate and support students by following inclusive practices makes a significant difference to their experience of higher education.

The Information for Teaching and Professional Staff section includes:

Further Useful Information:

Role of the Disability Service:

The Disability Service aims to develop clear and effective support systems at all stages in the student journey, from college entrance, to graduation, to employment.
Students with a disability are encouraged to register with the College Disability Service in Trinity College to seek supports where the disability could affect their ability to participate fully in all aspects of their life in College.
The process is as follows:

Additional Supports offered:

  • If required, the Disability Service can also act as an advocate for the student.
  • Students with disabilities can also avail of Occupational Therapy support, which provides confidential, practical support for students who may be experiencing mental health difficulties and/or physical and sensory difficulties.

Last updated 14 June 2017 (Email).