Who can apply for Access Arrangements?

Parents of children who possess any physical, learning or medical impairment which may impact upon their ability to perform at their best in the assessments may apply for Access Arrangements.  This will be for children for whom arrangements have been in place in Primary School up to the end of Primary Six.  The most common reasons a candidate might apply for Access Arrangements are listed below, this is not an exclusive list and any physical, learning or medical impairment will be considered.

  • Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Dyscalculia
  • ADHD
  • ADD
  • Vocal Tics
  • Diabetes
  • Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder
  • Hearing Loss
  • Visual Impairments
  • Heart Conditions
  • Spina Bifida
  • Cerebal Palsy
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Epilepsy
  • OCD

Parents of children whose first language is neither English or Irish and who have spent less than three years in the United Kingdom and/or Ireland before September 2019 may also apply for Access Arrangements.

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