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Additional Learning Support

EKC Dover College has a comprehensive range of Additional Learning Support (ALS) designed to ensure all students can thrive on their course.

Our dedicated team of specialists are here to empower and assist students with a wide range of requirements, including physical, sensory, dyslexia, autism, global learning delay, challenging behavior, and mental health challenges.

Comprehensive support

We provide tailored support to address the following needs:

  • Dyslexia: Overcoming reading and writing challenges.
  • Dyspraxia: Enhancing coordination and motor skills.
  • Autistic Spectrum Conditions: Nurturing the unique talents and perspectives of our autistic learners.
  • Social Behavioral Difficulties: Fostering social and emotional development.
  • Physical and Mobility Difficulties: Ensuring access and mobility for all.
  • Hearing or Sight Impairment: Promoting inclusive education.
  • Medical Conditions: Sustaining well-being throughout your educational journey.
  • Learning Difficulties: Adapting teaching methods to individual needs.
  • Mental Health Conditions: Providing a supportive and understanding environment.

Your Path to Success

Our support services are designed to empower you at every step. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Focused Transition Activities: Preparing you for the start of your college journey.
  • Experienced Learning Support Practitioners: Dedicated professionals to guide you.
  • Development of Independence Skills: Equipping you for a self-reliant future.
  • Meeting Personal Care Needs: Ensuring your well-being.
  • Supervision: Providing safety and support at key points during the day.
  • Administration of Medication: If required, we’re here to assist.
  • Exam Arrangements: Customized to meet your unique requirements.

Understanding your needs is the key to your success. We conduct assessments to tailor our support to your specific requirements. During your induction, we’ll introduce you to the facilities and resources available to you. Our support team will remain in close contact with you throughout your time at the college through regular termly reviews.

Your journey with us starts by letting us know your needs when you apply. And remember, if your needs evolve, our support can be adjusted accordingly.

Dedicated to Your Independence

Our mission is to empower students to not only overcome challenges but to also embrace their individuality. We’re here to help you acquire the skills needed to manage personal challenges, promoting greater independence in both your learning and personal life.

Accessibility Statement

Read our Accessibility Statement for more information.

We’re part of six community-based colleges

Our mission is to play a leading role for East Kent in developing the economic and social prosperity of the diverse communities we serve.