Following its guiding principles on equal opportunities, the EdUHK strives to develop a barrier-free learning environment to students with special needs. With the concerted efforts of the Registry, Academic Faculties and Departments, the Library, the Estate Office, the Student Affairs Office and other supporting units, the EdUHK is committed to providing care and support to students with special needs in order to enhance their participation in the academic activities and campus life of the university.
“Special Needs” is an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. Potential types of Special Needs include but are not limited to:
|•||Physical disability (e.g. wheelchair user)|
|•||Mental illness (e.g. mood disorder, psychosis)|
|•||Autistic Spectrum Disorders|
|•||Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder|
|•||Specific learning difficulties (e.g. dyslexia)|
Support Services may include academic accommodations, special examination arrangements, modified campus facilities, counselling and career services and bursaries and scholarships.
Instructions to Students:
|•||Disclose your special need to the Registry during your admission or call 29486245 when in need.|
|•||Attend an interview with SAO staff that allows staff to understand your specific need. (Please bring along documentation from recognized professionals on your special needs).|
|•||SAO staff will liaise with the offices/supporting units on the support services requested.|
|•||If you need academic support, a designated representative from your department or faculty will discuss with you the type of support required.|