IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT COMPLETING THIS APPLICATION FORM
** Please note you must be a current CIT student to fill out the form or received an offer of a CIT course.**
- The application form takes 10 minutes to complete.
- You must fill out all of the information required in this form and click "Submit" at the end of the form.
- Students already receiving supports from CIT DSS do not need to fill out a new form each academic year (unless they are apprentices).
- You can save the form if you leave it midway. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are having any problems with filling out the form or require it in an alternative format.
CIT Disability Support Service (DSS) provides reasonable accommodations /supports for students with learning differences, health conditions and disabilities who may need them when attending college. Students must apply to the DSS to receive these - www.mycit.ie/dss
The Application process is in three steps:
1. Fill out this Application Form and Click "Submit".
2. Provide documents to the DSS as evidence of your learning difference, disability or health condition.
3. Receive a needs assessment. You may also be asked to speak with a DSS staff member.
DSS CONFIDENTIALITY STATEMENT
The DSS is a confidential service. Your records which include Special Categories of Personal Data are held securely within the DSS function in accordance with the Data Protection Acts (1998-2018) and are not disclosed to third parties except where necessary to provide reasonable accommodations. The DSS will, if such accommodations are requested, and in consultation with you, disclose only information relevant to the particular situation to those responsible for facilitating such requests.
If you wish to use DSS supports you will be asked to consent to share this information with the relevant CIT staff /departments as part of this application form.
The Institute may use information for statistical and monitoring purposes without revealing individual identities.
If you disclose information to the DSS that may be considered to put us on notice of a serious health and safety/child protection risk to you and/or other students/ staff, the Institute has a legal duty of care to ensure that you and/or other students/ staff are safe. In this case we may need share this information but we would ideally speak to you first. Personal data will be removed/protected from any such information that needs to be shared in so far as possible.
The DSS is supported by the ESF Fund for Students with Disabilities which is an objective of the Third Level Access which is co-funded by the Department of Education and Skills and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.
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