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Disability/Specific Learning Difficulties Support
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The Fund for Students With Disabilities is funded by the Irish Government and co-funded from the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014-2020.

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Prospective Students FAQs

Check Your Eligibility for the Fund for Students With Disabilities Here

 

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I've accepted a place at LIT and I have a Disability. Now what do I do?

What do I do if I didn't disclose my disability to the CAO?

I have a physical or sensory disability and​ am concerned about accessing the campus – what should I do?

I am deaf/hearing impaired and will need a Sign-Language Interpreter while studying at LIT – what should I do?

I will need a personal assistant while studying at LIT – what should I do?

I have a mental health condition – what should I do?

I have a Specific Learning Difficulty - why should my psycho-educational assessment not be more than five years old?

What accommodations can I avail of once I have registered with the Access Service?

Am I eligible for the Fund for Students with Disabilities?

I’m interested in LIT, but I’m not sure if it will be the right fit for me. What should I do?

Does LIT offer induction/orientation specifically for students with disabilities?

Why is my documentation so important?

What documentation will I need?

I was diagnosed with dyslexia when I was younger, but my Educational Psychologist’s Report is now more than five years old. Can I still get supports?

I have dyslexia. I don’t have an Educational Psychologist’s Report but I did receive reasonable accomodations for the Leaving Certificate. Is the letter from the RACE scheme (Reasonable Accommodations in Certificate Exams) enough to get exam supports at LIT?

I will need a note-taker while studying at LIT – what should I do?

Will I get Assistive Technology as an LIT student with a disability or specific learning difficulty?

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The Fund for Students With Disabilities is funded by the Irish Government and part funded by the European Social Fund under the Human Capital Investment Operational Programme 2007-2013

 

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