Handicap + studie, the Dutch expert centre for studying with disabilities, increases the participation of students with disabilities in higher education. The mission of handicap + studie is to allow students with a handicap to successfully participate in the higher education of their choice.
Handicap + studie maintains direct contact with students and groups of students with disabilities. handicap + study identifies what is important to them and translates their questions into opportunities at institutions of higher education. In this way handicap + studie strives for mentality change. Therefore handicap + studie develops instruments for both students and educational institutions to pro-actively solve existing problems. As a consequence, handicap + studie has wide ranging expertise and broad experience on the forefront of education and handicap.
Handicap + studie is a service and information point for educational institutions. We answer requests for support and offer professional development. The supporting activities aim at the polytechnical colleges
Finally, we aim at, directly or indirectly, to all students with disabilities.
Organizations which work on the forefront of education and handicap, may expect handicap + studie to actively approach them, as a consequence of our policy of broad recognition. Moreover we strive for a multi-faceted approach and in our work we want to be dynamic and colourful.