The policy of the Ort Braude Academic College of Engineering is to create an accessible and physically and academically safe environment for all students, including those with disabilities or special needs, as part of its goal to allow them to function independently and with dignity and realize their entire potential. In accordance with the Equal Rights for Persons with Disabilities Law – 1998 and its regulations, the College in recent years has invested significant resources in making the college accessible to all its students with teaching and administrative staff receiving special training in providing accessible service.
The College Accessibility Coordinator, Ornit Bar-Zait , is the administrator responsible for the issues of accessibility and mobility within the campus. You can contact her for any questions regarding accessibility or request accessibility accommodations under the regulations of the Equal Rights for Persons with Disabilities Law.
The College policy is to create a physically and academically accessible environment allowing students with disabilities or special needs coping with physical, sensory, cognitive and emotional problems as well as various diseases to function independently, safely and with dignity while fully realizing their potential.
Students with special needs are defined as those that have any disability that affects their functioning and prevents them, among other ways, from fully functioning during their studies and tests relative to their peers and producing results that correspond to and reflect their skills.
The Department for Student Advancement of the Dean of the Students is the body acting as an advocate of students with special needs. The department provides support, mediation, consulting and assistance services through a variety of services, including assistance in receiving accommodations on tests, support groups, academic software and a study center with technological aids.
The Accessibility Coordinator acts to promote the achievement of disabled students for the purpose of making studies accessible to them. Among its activities, it is responsible for the planning and implementation of long-term accessibility accommodations as well as providing immediate solutions for students, employees and visitors requiring them. The College has invested significant resources in physical accessibility and accessibility to services.
We have invested significant resources in make the campus and website accessible. However, if you have encountered a specific difficulty, we would be happy if you wrote us about it on the form at this link or contact our Accessibility Coordinator directly.
Ms. Ornit Bar-Zait
Last updated: 8.11.2021