The Polytechnic aspires to develop an inclusive community that promotes a culture of openness, understanding and interdependence to enable students with SEN to:
- Access a positive school experience; and
- Acquire life skills to access meaningful employment upon graduation
The SEN Support in Student Support and Career Services (SSCS) offers services and support for students with a range of needs including physical and sensory conditions like vision and hearing loss; learning and behavioural conditions (e.g. dyslexia, ADHD and autism spectrum).
SEN Support division provides the following assistance to students with SEN:
- Provide support for students facing learning and social challenges e.g., regular check-in, individualised /small group skills building
- Coordinate support with respective Academic Schools/Centres for students with greater needs, relating to physical accessibility, assistive devices, learning supports and access arrangements for examinations.
- Facilitate and provide resources on internship preparation and supports for school-to-work transition
- Facilitate assistive technology or support services for learning needs of students using the SEN fund
SEN fund for Assistive Technology and Support Services
Assistive Technology (AT) refers to any item, equipment or product system that helps to maintain or improve an individual’s functioning. TP has an AT library that allows students to loan and trial AT devices as part of the AT assessment process.
The SEN Fund provides financial support to eligible students diagnosed with SEN to purchase AT devices and/or support services.
Accessibility of campus
The campus is being improved towards providing accessible infrastructure and facilities. Please contact us if you require orientation and mobility support around the campus.