Introduction:

Students who are blind or visually impaired are entitled to receive assistance in their studies as part of their professional rehabilitation.
Students whose location of studies is more than 40 km from their home, may be entitled to financial help for housing.


Students who are blind or visually impaired and are eligible for professional vocational rehabilitation can receive assistance as part of rehabilitation services for higher studies.

  • The assistance that is provided includes:
    • Tuition
    • Modified technological equipment
    • Reading Hours for Blind and Visually Impaired Students
    • Tutoring for Blind and Visually Impaired Students
    • Making learning materials accessible by various means including audio, Braille, and magnification
    • Purchasing assistive learning devices such as cassettes and disks to record lectures, or having learning material read aloud
    • Housing: The possibility of rental/dormitory assistance will be examined for those who study more than 40 km from their place of residence and must therefore live outside the home

Who is Eligible?

How to Claim It?

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