Courses and groups for students with special needs

Courses and groups that NTNU offers to students with special needs. Our courses and groups mainly take place in Trondheim, but they can be held in Gjøvik and Ålesund on request. These courses are for time being held in Nowegian.

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Topic page about special needs accommodation | Pages labeled with special needs

Information meeting for students with dyslexia #

At this information meeting you will learn what you need to know when having reading and writing difficulties.

  • Application for special examination arrangements
  • Investigation of dyslexia
  • Courses offered
  • How to apply for reading and support programs (Lingdys/Lingpilot)
  • Syllabus in audio format
  • Lånekassen 

Information meetings autumn 2020 #

  • Wednesday 2 September 14.00 PM. Digital meeting in Norwegian - Zoom.  To get a link for logon, send an email to
  • Thursday 3 September 17.00 PM Digital meeting in Norwegian - Zoom. To get a link for logon, send an email to
  • Wednesday 9 September 18.00 PM Digital meeting in Norwegian - Zoom. To get a link for logon, send an email to

Course in coping strategies for students with dyslexia #

This time will Dysleksi Norge give a webinar which will give the participants the possibility to learn how to use different devices and apps together with the studies.

Course dates autumn 2020 #

Webinar 23 September 18.00. Link for joining the webinar will come.

Courses in Lingdys and Lingpilot #

Every semester, we engage a Lingit training professional to hold courses in using the reading and writing support tools Lingdys (PC) and Lingpilot (Mac). 

Course dates autumn 2020 #

  • Webinar 17 September 16.00, the focus will be on PC users, link for participation will come later

Course in coping strategies for students with ADHD - Pegasus #

The Pegasus course is intended for students with ADHD. During 5 weeks there will be 5 evenings each lasting about 2,5 hours. It is suitable for students with ADHD that wishes to do something with his/hers situation.

The purpose is to learn more about ADHD and how its afetcts you. Get acquainted with your possibilities and get to know others in the same situation.

Are you interested, please, send us an email to

Course dates autumn 2020 #

  • One courseday was held in the spring 2020. The rest was cancelled because of covid-19 situation
  • Planned rest of courses autumn 2020. We have prioritized previous participants to attend autumn 2020.

Mentor training #

If you have been appointed as a mentor, this course is for you. You can learn about different aspects of the job, definitions of roles and useful tips for helping students with mental and physical health challenges. You can also discuss relevant cases with other student mentors.
When you have signed an employment contract with us, you will be invited to a course for mentors.

Asperger group #

Students with Asperger’s syndrome may experience challenges to varying degrees in student life. The Asperger group meets every fourteen days as a forum where students can relax and share experiences, sorrows and joys. We arrange light refreshments. The group provides an opportunity to meet others who are in the same situation. Contact Kari Voldhagen or Gisle Marhaug for further information and to join the group.

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