Students with visual impairments

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The Teiresias Centre provides a wide range of services related to orientation in both physical and virtual space, accessibility of visual information (texts, symbols, graphics), and instruction to Masaryk University students with visual impairments who qualify as persons with special requirements (according to the Rector’s Directive on Ensuring Accessibility to Masaryk University for Persons with Disabilities).

INDEPENDENT MOVEMENT AND SPATIAL ORIENTATION

The spatial orientation training and accompanying services for MU students is organized in the following way:

If you are interested in the services described above, please contact our spatial orientation instructors (Jitka Graclíková, DiS., Mgr. Petr Červenka).

INSTRUCTIONAL ADJUSTMENTS

If a student’s disability precludes them from attending regular classes, the Teiresias Centre arranges relevant instructional adjustments. The form of adjustment can differ based on different types of classes and disabilities. The final adjustment is always a joint decision of the teacher of the subject in question (or the guarantor of the field), a representative of the Teiresias Centre Student Office, and the student. For more information click here.

PREPARATION AND ADJUSTMENT OF STUDY MATERIALS

Students whose sensory disability precludes them from using standard study materials provided by instructors or accessible via standard information and library services are eligible to services provided the Library and Publishing Section of the Teiresias Centre. The primary services provided are the following:

All relevant details are available at the Library and Publishing Section webpage in the section Library Services. Should you have any questions, please contact the Library and Publishing Section staff.

SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE SPECIAL ICT SECTION

Apart from the services listed above services of the Special ICT Section are available to students with visual impairments. The primary services offered are the following:

If you are interested in any of these services, please contact the Special ICT Section staff.