Making the Difference,
Without Distinction

Improving the integration and inclusion of students with specific educational needs at the Polytechnic of Viseu, aiming quality education and equity, and making the academic community aware of the difficulties these students face.

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OPEN CONVERSATION

“Mind Talk”

ESTGL 13-oct-2021 18h; ESEV 20-oct-2021 17h30; ESAV 21-oct-2021 17h30; ESTGV 26-oct-2021 17h30; ESSV 27-oct-2021 17h30

Opportunity to reflect on mental health, with psychiatrist João Brás. Aimed at students and addressing aspects such as: the possible nervousness of those who have just arrived at higher education or in moments of assessment; stress and anxiety; differences between the physiologically normal and the pathological; tools to deal with these types of problems.


Other Initiatives

CENSUS

SSEN census

May-2021

Census of Students with Specific Educational Needs at the Polytechnic of Viseu.

ASSESSMENT

Procedural assessment of SSENs

May-2021 to Apr-2022

Technical assessment and monitoring services of students with SEN, so they can be and feel included in the higher education environment.

COURSE

Portuguese Sign Language

Feb/Mar-2022

Introduction to PSL, in Partnership with SurdiSol.

SUBTITLING

PSL subtitling of corporate videos.

May-2021 to Apr-2022

Provision, in accessible format for deaf people, of all digital institutional information.

MEDICAL SERVICE

Psychiatry appointments

May-2021 to Apr-2022

Support, guidance, and prevention of risky behaviour.
Consultations with Doctor João Brás, on Thursdays, from 6pm to 7pm (at the Student Residence III, if in person).
Appointment bookings: joao.bras.1993@gmail.com

WEBINAR

“The deaf community in higher education: victories and obstacles”

19-Nov-2021

The barriers that young deaf people must overcome to enjoy the right to higher education instruction, in Partnership with SurdiSol.

WEBINAR

“People with disabilities and the job market”

Feb-2022

Inclusion practices for people with disabilities at IBM, Latin America, with emphasis on the support given to the company during the pandemic. Facilitator: Adriana Ferreira.

WEBINAR

“Nothing about us without us”

Mar-2022

Listening the individuals for the promotion of inclusion in an Amazon university, in Partnership with the University of the State of Amazonas.

DEBATE

“Main challenges of SSEN in HE”

Date to be set

With the participation of a government representative for Inclusion and students and former students of the Polytechnic of Viseu.

CINEMA + DEBATE

Themed movie

Date to be set

Cinema session, followed by debate, in Partnership with the Cine Clube de Viseu

SHOW

Informal conversation with the public

Feb-2022

Integrated in the Cultural Week, in Partnership with ACERT.