Asperger Syndrome

Third Level Access is co-funded by the Department of Education and Skills and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020

Students with Asperger Syndrome in UCC


The DSS offers a holistic support service for students with Aspergers syndrome in higher education. Students going to university in Ireland with Aspergers syndrome has increased. The number of students with AS pursuing degree programmes in UCC at both undergraduate and postgraduate level has significantly increased over the last five years. Currently, over 50 students are registered with the Disability Support Service. 

Students can register with the DSS by completing the Online Registration Form and submitting their documentation to the DSS reception, located in the DSS in South Lodge (located behind the Boole Library).

For further information on any aspect of the support programme for students with Asperger Syndrome please contact DSS at or by phone at 021—4902985



RED: Online Academic Skills

RED (Resources for Education) has been especially designed for all UCC students, to help them with their academic skills. It has sections on notetaking, preparing for exams and writing essays. It also has how-to guides, and tips for giving presentations. You can check it out at:


Guidelines, Useful Publications & Forms

A list of the DSS guidelies, publications and forms is available from this link

Disability Support Service

Seirbhís Tacaíochta do Dhaoine faoi Mhíchumas

South Lodge, UCC, College Road, Cork