Asperger Syndrome

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 documentaiton 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 dssinfo@ucc.ie or by phone at 021—4902985

 

The DSS has close links with Aspect Cork, Aspect provides specialist support and intervention to adults while also promoting awareness, education and understanding of A.S. 

Aspect Cork Information Leaflet (332kB)

Aspect Application Form (269kB)

 

Guidelines & Procedures

Adobe Acrobat – Guidelines for Accessible PDF Documents for VI Students

Guidelines for Accessible Word Documents for Vision Impaired Students

Guidelines for Accessible PowerPoint Presentations for Vision Impaired Students

Guidelines for Accessible E-mail Messages for Vision Impaired Students

Fitness to Practice Policy UCC

Disability Support Service Code of Practice

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: www.ucc.ie/en/red/

 

Guidelines, Useful Publications & Forms

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

Disability Support Service

South Lodge, UCC, College Road, Cork

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