Blind & Vision Impaired

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

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:


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