AHEAD: Association for Higher Education Access & Disability
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Workshop: Provision of Reasonable Accommodation to Students with Disabilities on Practice-based Placements

AHEAD are hosting morning workshops following the launch of the AHEAD and DAWN research and Guidance titled ‘Students with Disabilities on Placement: Guidance on the Provision of Reasonable Accommodations on Practice-based Placements in Professionally Accredited Programmes’. Come along to explore how to support disabled students on professional placements, what are the barriers, what do you need to know and what are the legal requirements. These workshops will be practical and interactive. 


To facilitate demand this workshop will run on two dates:

  • Wednesday, 7th June, 9.30-12.30

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  • Wednesday, 21st June, 9.30-12.30

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This online-workshop will:

  • Present on and discuss the Guidance on Provision of Reasonable Accommodations on Professional Placements 
  • Introduce participants to disability awareness training
  • Provide space for you and your team to get together to discuss your practice in relation to placements & reasonable accommodations.

Who is this For? 

Professionals including, course leaders; preceptors; placement co-ordinator in both Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and placement locations; disability service staff; and student union officers; managers with responsibility for diversity and inclusion, quality improvement or course development and delivery; and deans of schools/faculties;


This workshop will be delivered by Dr Vivian Rath, Research Officer and Guidance author on the Reasonable Accommodations and Professional Placement Project, and Lorraine Gallagher, Information and Training Officer. The workshop will also hear from a Disability Officer who has experience of working in this area.

Note: Team or Individual 
You can attend as an individual or with your team. If you are attending as part of a team please make sure you and your team all register for the same date. 

Limited Numbers 
We will be limiting the number attending each session. This is to leave opportunity for discussion and to allow people to have their voice heard. 


If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact the RAPP Research Officer, Dr Vivian Rath vivian.rath@ahead.ie

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