The NTU Disability Support Unit is a dedicated unit within the university that is designed to assist and support students with disabilities. Its mission is to create an inclusive and accessible learning environment, ensuring that all students, regardless of their abilities, have equal opportunities for academic success.
Responsibilities of NTU Disability Support Unit
Accommodations and Accessibility:
Evaluate and provide appropriate academic accommodations to students with disabilities. This may include extended exam times, note-taking support, or accessible course materials.
Collaborate with faculty and staff to ensure that classrooms, labs, and other facilities are accessible to all students.
Provide access to assistive technologies and tools that help students with disabilities in their academic work.
Work closely with students to understand their specific needs and develop individualized support plans.
Offer counseling and guidance to address any challenges students with disabilities may face.
Advocacy and Awareness:
Advocate for the rights and needs of students with disabilities within the university community.
Raise awareness among faculty, staff, and students about the importance of creating an inclusive and supportive campus environment.
Collaboration with Other Departments:
Collaborate with various university departments, including academic affairs, student services, and facilities management, to ensure a coordinated and comprehensive approach to accessibility.
Compliance with Legal Standards:
Ensure that the university complies with relevant laws and standards related to accessibility and disability support.