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Assistant services in basic education

  • Service
  • Vantaa
  • Public service

Disabled and special needs students will receive the interpretive and assistance services they need for their schooling free of charge.

Special needs assistants and student nurses support the students’ learning and schooling during schooldays and also work with the afternoon clubs and day activities for disabled children in the afternoons.

To whom and on what terms

The service is free of charge.

Background information

A pupil who is disabled or needs support for some other reason is entitled to free interpretation and assistance services. The purpose of these services is to guarantee the pupil the basic preconditions for learning and school attendance and a learning environment that is as accessible as possible.

The aids may include individual learning and teaching materials, technical devices, classroom furniture as well as ramps, hand rails and elevators in the school building to make the learning enviroment more accessible.

The school is responsible for the practical arrangements.

Basic information

The service is provided byVantaa city
Responsible for the serviceVantaa city
Area Vantaa
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish
Text edited by: Vantaa city
Updated: 28/5/2022