World Health Organization defines ‘disabled person’ as a person who has physical or behavioral problem which restricts one or more basic living function (walking, sight, hearing, talking, breathing, learning, working).
‘Disability’ is the physical or behavioral restrictions people having such features are exposed.
According to the Turkish Disability Act "The right of education of disabled people cannot be prevented for any reason. They must be provided with equal education with disabled people and in inclusive environments by taking the special conditions and differences into consideration".
We, as Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, take into consideration the diversity and difference of our students and continue our working to increase awareness about disability. Our motto is ‘unobstructed access to the right of education.’
To take the needed measures to ease the lives of the disabled students being educated in our university.
To improve their independence and awareness by removing the constraints before their academic success and education by supporting the disabled students and providing an environment full of resources.
To meet the needs of the disabled students from the day they started to be educated in our university and to offer proposals and make the necessary arrangements by identifying the necessary precautions.