Services of the Disability Center

Services of the Disability Center HU
The Disability Center is responsible to provide direct and indirect services to any ELTE citizens, including the international students and staff.

The aim of the center is to ensure equal opportunity, accessibility and offer support to domestic and international students/teachers and staff across the University who have disability or chronical illness which impacts upon their ability to participate fully in university life.

Services

  • Forming the inclusive policy of the University
  • Providing advice on universal design and accessibility
  • Organizing sensibility training to students and staff
  • Providing support to and coordinating faculty disability coordinators
  • Hiring and training of personal non-medical assistants, note-takers and volunteer students
  • Personal guidance and counselling
  • Courses and support groups (eg. Asperger support group; Effective Learning Strategies course)
  • Assistance in negotiating with the academic staff (if applicable and where appropriate)
  • Adaptation of any learning materials (eg. digitalization)
  • Making tactile materials
  • Making audiomaps
  • Teaching routes with white cane or guide dogs
  • Teaching accessible ICT techniques
  • Counselling

Support is also provided by other key sections of the university and includes

  • provision of accessible college accommodation (where available)
  • welfare support via the Student Union (in Hungarian: HÖK), and ELTE ESN
  • psychological counseling with professional psychologists and via the Life Management Counseling team and the Peer Counseling Group
  • additional support from library staff 

Contact

Staff members:

Address: ELTE BTK A building, basement 125.
1088 Budapest, Múzeum krt. 4.
TEL: +36-1-483-8000/2256 (ext.)