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Inclusion and Special Needs Support Center

Welcome to Academic Year 2022-2023

In accordance with the Qatari laws regarding persons with special needs and Qatar University President Decision No. (24) of year 2022 regarding the services of the Inclusion and Special Needs Support Center (ISNSC) at Qatar University, the University, represented by ISNSC Welcomes students with sensory impairments (physical, visual, and hearing), learning disabilities, speech difficulties, psychological disorders, brain and nerve injuries, attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder, autism, chronic diseases, and temporary injuries in all academic programs.

ISNSC provides various services, including academic support and inclusion services, by providing students’ scribes to write down lecture notes and making the necessary exams arrangements for students with special needs. The center also plays a vital role in raising awareness in the University’s community about the types of disabilities, rights of people with special needs, disability related issues, assistive technology solutions, accessibility, and universal design for learning. Furthermore, the center offers assistive technology services that suit different disabilities through conducting assistive technology assessment and providing appropriate training based on the student’s needs. The center also works on converting learning materials into accessible formats for students. In addition, the center works on improving the level of physical accessibility of all University’s buildings and facilities as well as ensuring digital accessibility of the University’s official website.

Recent Updates

The First Arab Universal Design for Learning Conference

QU kicks off The First Arab Universal Design for Learning Conference

15 November 2021

The First Arab Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Conference: Scientific Perspectives for the future of Inclusive Education in Arab Countries, organized by Inclusion and Special Needs Support Center in Qatar University via videoconferencing, began yesterday with the participation of a group of experts and researchers in several universities and higher education institutions in the Arab world....continue reading


Gradual start of learning on campus starting

12 September 2021

Following the President’s letter regarding the gradual start of learning on campus, and in accordance with state regulations regarding Covid-19, the University is working on the safe return of the first group of students to resume direct learning....continue reading

Qatar University President

There is no intention to hold Qatar University exams online – Dr. Hassan Al-Derham

17 February 2021

His Excellency Dr. Hassan Al-Derham - Qatar University President confirmed that the University continues to adhere to its plan to conduct midterm and final exams on campus, and there is no intention to hold online exams so far....continue reading

Introductory Video on UDL

Introductory Video on Assistive Technology

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