Technion is a pioneer in Israeli universities and other public bodies, initiated over two decades ago, a comprehensive plan of the campus physical accessibility for people with disabilities and applied much of it. Basic principles of accessibility plan devised from the concept of equal rights and seeing the campus as serving not only students but also employed it – administrative staff and faculty – a concept ahead of its time.About 90% of the buildings on campus were adjusted at different levels.Adjustments made to include ways to access to buildings, ramps, extra elevators to existing buildings, accessible services, apartments accessible dorm, support systems had heard more than forty halls and classrooms, System Innovative Voicemail guidance and navigation for people with visual impairment, increasing lighting, signage guidance and more.Accessibility project funding large-scale, were generous donations of friends Technion and the National Insurance Institute. Technion’s total investment in physical accessibility for all, is of more than $ 3.5 million.

Also, are available to students with special needs, services provided by the Division for the Advancement students. Services include emotional support, mediation in order to exercise rights against the National Insurance Institute and other aid agencies, contact with relevant faculty, needs representation in various committees such as the medical, Committee for exceptional candidates and other conditions.

In the last decade, we have witnessed a revolution in the field of equality legislation and adjustments, people with disabilities in the country. As a result, the Technion matching jobs attracted by an orderly plan, which is updated according to the progress of legislation and standards and by the requests and needs emerging from time to time from the field.

Required by law, appointed the Technion Accessibility Coordinator, Maple. Ionic Kaplan Department of Construction and Maintenance. With the appointment Accessibility Forum was established as an advisory body in the field of management. Forum chairman is Professor. Haim Abramovich and forum members are representatives of management, representatives Dean of Students, Student Union and students with disabilities. Addition, different populations Tutorials are held on campus, including the head manager and maintenance managers