Northern Ireland’s 6 Regional Colleges aim to provide a safe, supportive and friendly learning environment for all students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Each College’s Disability Policy sets out the Colleges commitment to both potential and existing students with a disability. Each College will seek to encourage students to disclose a disability and to ensure that students with a disability are protected from discrimination and have equal access, where appropriate, to the full range of college facilities and services. Each College will treat all students with respect and dignity, and seek to provide a positive learning environment free from disability discrimination, harassment or victimisation. All Colleges recognises there obligations under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995, Special Educational Needs Disability (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 and its statutory obligations. A disability is defined as “a physical or mental impairment, which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on a person’s ability to carry out normal day to day activities” (Disability Discrimination Act 1995).
There are many different types of support available so ensure to have an assessment of needs completed by a Disability Advisor. Your assessment will take into consideration your individual support requirements so a personalised plan of support can be put in place for you.
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