HEAR & DARE
National University of Ireland
Association for Higher Education Access and Disability
Central Applications Office
Higher Education Authority
General Disability Links
General Disability Sites
Information for Students with a Disability Attending Third Level
Disability Information for Students and Professionals
National Council for Special Education
National Disability Authority
Central Remedial Clinic
Disability Federation of Ireland
Practical Tips for Study, Home and Employment
Umbrella Organisation Representing DCD Groups
Other Useful Links
Toolkits for Success
Information for students going on work experience or work placement
Learning supports for students with disabilities undertaking field work and related activities
Recruiting people with disabilities
Disclosure on Epilepsy
Information on employment for Deaf and Hard of hearing
Information on employment for people with Mental Health difficulties
Working with a visual impairment
Information on training and courses
Assistive Technology Courses
The staff of the Regional Resource Centre in AT run a number of courses for primary and secondary school teachers interested in finding out more about Assistive Technology applications. The expected outcomes of the courses are to provide teachers with a basic knowledge of the software available to enhance the education of children with special needs.
Information on forthcoming courses will be advertised on this website.
The DSS also has an AT Outreach Programme, that aims to enhance access to Higher Education for students with disabilities, by promoting the awareness of AT. For more information please click AT Outreach Programme
- Liaison and support of students with disabilities studying in Colleges of Further Education.
- Liaison with Support Teachers for students with disabilities in Primary and Second Level education.
- Provide advice and training, to those working with students with disabilities in an educational setting, on issues of assistive technology and choosing the right equipment to match the students needs and where to source this equipment.
- Host Seminars and Conferences on Assistive Technology for people with disabilities - open to the general public.
For information on using Read and Write softeware in exams please click