Disability Support Service for students with Disabilities/Learning Difference/Health Conditions
If you have a disability or specific health condition, that you would like to bring to the attention of MTU Kerry Campus, this can be indicated on your CAO application form. It is recommended that you contact the relevant support officer at the earliest possible opportunity, even prior to your CAO application.
Students with physical or sensory disabilities or a mental health or significant health condition
If you are a student with a physical or sensory disability or a mental health or significant health condition then you may also wish to contact the Access Officer to discuss appropriate facilities and services at MTU Kerry Campus.
Students with learning difference
Students with learning difference include students with dyslexia; dyscalculia; dyspraxia (DCD); Asperger’s syndrome/ASD; borderline mild general learning difficulty; speech and language communication disorder; ADD/ADHD; acquired brain injury (ABI) or any other condition impacting on cognitive functioning.
Students are encouraged to make early contact with the Officer for Students with Learning Difference.
Siobhan Mac Garry
Tel: 066 7191678
Mobile: 086 1532165
To request an appointment Email: supportservicesKerry@mtu.ie
Facilities and Services
The University is committed to supporting your progress through your studies and is continually working to enhance the facilities and services available, for example.
- Assistive Technology
- Specific Examination Accommodations
- Sign Language Interpreters
- Personal Assistants
- Additional Tuition
- Peer Support - Student Disability Representatives
- in cases of serious financial difficulty
MTU is part of the DARE (Disability Access Route to Education) national admissions scheme which can allocate reduced points places to eligible school leavers under 23 years old with learning difference, health conditions and disabilities.
Each year, usually during College Awareness Week in November, MTU Kerry Campus hosts an Information Seminar for Students with Disabilities. Details will be posted here
Additional Resources for Students with Disabilities