If you experience difficulties in your studies as a result of a documented mental disorder or developmental disorder, you can receive assistance through SPS.
On this page, you can read more about the available support options.
There are many different mental disorders for which you can receive support. Here are examples of some of them:
Please note that this list is not exhaustive, and you are always welcome to contact us if you want to learn more about the support options that are available to you.
Common study difficulties for individuals with mental disorders may include:
As a student with a neurological disorder, you can be granted hours with an educational counselor and with a mentor. For some, it may also be possible to obtain IT aids. You can read more about the options below. In the conversation with an SPS counselor, you can also learn more about the support that can be applied for on your behalf
You can receive support through an academic mentorship program, where your mentor is typically a more experienced student or a graduate within your field of study or a related field. Your educational counselor ensures that you and your study mentor are well introduced to each other, and that the focus of your collaboration is agreed upon and adjusted along the way. Additionally, your study mentor receives ongoing supervision from your educational counselor to ensure that the effort supports you as effectively as possible.
You and your mentor can, for instance, focus on:
You can also go through a counseling process with an educational counselor, possibly along side a mentorship program. The counseling process is designed to assist you in managing your emotional, behavioral, and cognitive difficulties related to your education. The counseling process consists of a series of conversations with a counselor from Rådgivnings- og støttecentret.
Some students with mental difficulties may need to be granted various forms of assistive technology due to their academic challenges in lecture and educational settings. A typical aid is a digital voice recorder (dictaphone)