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Students with Disabilities


Did you have special accommodations for your Leaving Certificate exams?

If yes, read on:

The Student Services Coordinator is available to all students within WCFE. One of the areas of responsibility is the Disability Support Service.


Registering with the WCFE Student Support Service

Why should I register?

If you have a disability, significant ongoing illness, specific learning disability or mental health issue then you may need supports. The disability support service arranges exam support and other supports to meet the individual student needs.

Who is eligible?

The Support Service assists many different students including those with physical disabilities, visual impairments, specific learning disabilities, hearing losses or students who are deaf.

Please contact the Student Services Coordinator, if you are not sure if you are eligible for support, who will answer any questions you may have.

What do I do?

Call to the office of Student Services Coordinator, located opposite the staff room on the first floor of the main building.

What do I need to provide?

You will need to provide documentation to show what your disability, illness, or specific learning disability is and how will it will affect you. Documentation may include educational psychologist reports or consultants letters.

What type of support is available?

The type of student support needed may vary from person to person but can include the following:

Additional Tuition Use of Assistive Technology
Reader Personal Assistant
Note taker  Exam accommodation

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