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:
- 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?
- Blind and visually impaired individuals, 18 years and older, for whom at least 20% disability has been established and a rehabilitation program has been approved by the National Insurance Institute.
How to Claim It?
- For more information, see: Professional Rehabilitation and Educational Assistance for the Blind and Visually Impaired
- Blindness and Visual Impairment
- Students with Disabilities
- Vocational Rehabilitation and Study Assistance
- ALEH: The Preparatory Guide for Post-Secondary and University Studies
- Original translation performed by The Shira Pransky Project as part of a grant from The Fellowship Fund.