Studying with Disabilities within the OMNES Education Group
Within all OMNES Education schools, efforts are constantly made to improve the quality of reception for students with disabilities. As part of its social and environmental approach, equal opportunities and education for all are essential rights that the OMNES Education Group wishes to defend for all its students.
OMNES Education’s primary goal is not only to facilitate access for disabled students to higher education, but also to offer them daily working comfort that allows them to devote themselves to their studies in complete peace of mind.
Aware that it is not always easy to talk about one’s disability outside the private context, and that the disability is not always visible, OMNES Education makes every effort to allow the student to be in the best possible conditions. , confidence and discretion, to confide in about his disability.
The disability can be temporary or permanent. In all cases, solutions exist and students have the possibility of being accompanied. To begin these steps, students must contact the disability referent.
THE ROLE OF THE DISABILITY ADVISOR
Each of the schools in the OMNES Education group has a disability adviser. This person is the privileged interlocutor who will allow the implementation of a personalized support system for the student.
The disability referent plays the role of relay between students with disabilities and the different entities that make up the school. It welcomes students and accompanies them throughout their training. Its missions: to inform, advise, set up means of compensation, help in finding internships, etc.
To be able to benefit from adapted and personalized accommodation and support, the student must imperatively contact the handicap referent of his school:
- – By going directly to his office
- – Through a member of the school teams (teacher, director of studies, etc.)
- – By finding your referent and his e-mail address via the list below:
Because disability is not a uniform reality, the support program developed by OMNES Education is based on a permanent desire to adapt the framework of studies to students, taking into account the type of disability and its constraints, both material and ‘human.
ALL SCHOOL TEAMS ARE CONCERNED
Even if the disability referent remains the priority contact, all the school’s services can provide assistance to the student according to his needs. It is the collaboration between the student, the referent and the various services of the school that will allow a successful accompaniment.
In addition, the student/learner has the possibility of being accompanied whatever the stage of his academic career within OMNES Education.
Even if he did not declare his disability on admission, the student can contact the referent at the time of an internship, an international trip, exams or more generally, as soon as he feels the need to be accompanied in his studies.
However, anticipation is the most important element in carrying out support procedures, so you have to plan ahead if the student wishes to benefit from arrangements for a specific deadline (internship, exam …).
The diagram below shows that, whatever the stage of the course within OMNES Education, the student can rely on the Disability referent and the various services existing within the school.
SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
This diagram highlights several elements:
- – The disability referent and the student move forward together and are at the heart of the decisions.
- – It is possible to initiate a support process at any stage of the academic career.
- – At each stage, the various school departments are available to provide support.