Additional Learning Needs

Learner Supports – Helping You To Succeed

Why Would I need Support?

  • Have you struggled with learning in the past?
  • Have you worried about having the skills to complete your course?
  • Have you a disability impacting your ability to participate?

Adult Education Service Balbriggan and Swords can provide supports to individuals with a range of learning needs.

We can support you learning with Reasonable Accommodation options, if applicable.

  • Small group learning tutorials
  • 1:1 support
  • Guidance support

Reasonable Accommodation – Who can apply?

Learners who have a disability, mental health condition, learning difficulty, significant illness or other conditions.

For example

  • Blind/Visual Impairment
  • Deaf/Hearing Impairment
  • Mental Health Condition
  • Physical Disability
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders/ Asperger’s Syndrome
  • DCD (Dyspraxia/Dysgraphia)
  • Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia/Dyscalculia)
  • General Learning Difficulties
  • Significant on-going illness
  • Neurological conditions eg. brain injury, speech and language disabilities

Examples of supports available:

We can provide support through:

  • Assistive Technologies
  • iPad/Laptop
  • Adapted Furniture
  • Additional Equipment/Resources

How to apply

Orla Hicks

Adult Guidance Counsellor

Adult Education Service Balbriggan

Sarsfield House, Mill street

Balbriggan, K32 KX82

01 841 7763

Majella Callaghan

Adult Guidance Counsellor/Co-ordinator

Adult Education Service Swords

7 The Plaza, Forster Way

Swords K67 KR44

01 840 8946