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Vantastic’s car rental scheme offers transport to wheelchair users and other people with mobility problems. Photograph: iStock

A new report by a car rental scheme run by Vantastic, which provides transport services for people with mobility difficulties, claims to be making mon(...)

Life in college and the academic demands it places on you are different to secondary school. You’re now in charge of your own learning.

Download pdf of full CAO Round 1 points offer here  Many students who enter college through the Disability Access Support Scheme – known (...)

Many students enter college through the disability access support scheme (Dare) and receive a wide range of structured supports. File photograph: Getty Images

If you are still mulling over your CAO offer, remember the current round of offers closes on Monday, August 28th, at 5.15pm. The final round of publ(...)

 Martin Naughton, disability rights campaigner, photographed in January 2015 for an Irish Times interview.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Lifelong campaigner for the disabled Martin Naughton has died, aged 62. President Michael D Higgins described him as an “indefatigable advocate for (...)

Transport services for wheelchair users are in huge demand so you need to contact them well in advance of the start of term

There are almost 10,000 students with disabilities in higher education, studying across a wide range of areas. It’s now a well-trodden path, so if you(...)