Disability Support

Whitireia & WelTec are committed to inclusive education and eliminating barriers for people with disabilities. 

Our Disability Support team provide a confidential service here to support you if you have disabilities, mental health issues or specific learning difficulties (like dyslexia). We can tailor our support to your specific needs.

Our team are dedicated to supporting specific needs you may have. Here are a few of the services we offer:

  • specialised equipment

  • readers and writers

  • pastoral care

  • confidential support

  • in-class support 

  • assignments and exams support (Reader/Writer, separate accommodations)

  • helping your tutors find the right learning method to suit you

  • transitioning into further study or employment 

  • working with you and your family in preparing to study with us

  • advocating on behalf of you with faculty and when students are applying for funding of personal technology

  • Connection with external support providers

  • Development of Educational Support Plans

  • Information and guidance regarding disabilities and teaching/learning strategies


Disability Support is available at all campuses. Phone 0800 141 121

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