Information for Students with Special Needs in Studies

In co-operation with the Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI), the Faculty of Information Technology provides access to study support to students with special educational needs subject to fulfilment of the conditions specified below. Special educational needs mean special needs of a student on grounds of:
  • specific learning disorders (dyslexia, dysorthography, dyscalculia, etc.);
  • disability (visual, hearing or locomotive impairment);
  • mental disease;
  • long-term somatic disease.
Support in studies means adaptation of the study conditions by the Faculty and/or making available the student support services of the Institute of Lifelong Learning.

Information on the student support services provided by the LLI is available on the website of the Alfons Counselling Centre. The following student support services are offered to applicants for study during the admission procedure and to students during their studies at the FIT:

Students with learning disorders:

  • taking the disadvantage into account in their studies;
  • assistive software for working with texts;
  • English taught one-to-one (or in a group);
  • psychologist consultation on effective learning styles.
Students with locomotive impairments:
  • taking the disadvantage into account in their studies;
  • records from lessons taught;
  • learning assistance and personal assistance;
  • spatial orientation in the premises of the University;
  • one-to-one teaching;
  • and other individualised services.
Students with hearing impairment:
  • taking the disadvantage into account in their studies;
  • interpreting services;
  • records from lessons taught and simultaneous recording (transcript);
  • making the relevant literature accessible;
  • study assistance;
  • one-to-one teaching;
  • information about loop equipment at BUT;
  • and other individualised services.
Students with visual impairment:
  • taking the disadvantage into account in their studies;
  • technology making teaching and study literature accessible;
  • assistance services;
  • adaptation of study literature;
  • and other individualised services.
Students with mental diseases:
  • taking the disadvantage into account in their studies;
  • assistive software for working with texts;
  • one-to-one teaching;
  • psychologist consultation on effective learning styles.
A student applying for support in studies:
  1. Shall contact an employee of the Counselling Centre and arrange a meeting in person. Ideally before the beginning of the semester.
  2. Further, the student shall submit recognisable documents or undergo diagnostics. On this basis, the impact of the disability on the studies is evaluated and the document titled Recommendations for Adaptation of Studies is developed.
  3. The Counselling Centre provides for communication with the lecturers, application of support in studies and support services in studies. The Centre also acquaints the student with his or her duties.
  4. The student studies in the relevant adapted mode of studies, receives support services and gives feedback to the Counselling Centre. In the next semester the student shall contact the Counselling Centre in order to declare that his/her special educational needs and interest in adaptation of the studies continue.
Contact persons:

Mgr. Veronika Matějková, Alfons Counselling Centre

Ing. Bohuslav Křena, Ph.D., Vice-Dean for Education in Bc. study, FIT

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