Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design and Technology recognizes and values the diversity of backgrounds among its students, faculty and staff. Srishti Manipal believes in creating an inclusive and accessible learning, working and social environment, accommodating a broad spectrum of needs, interests and backgrounds, including persons with disabilities, with sensitivity, care and support.
At Srishti Manipal, we acknowledge that persons with learning, psychological, physiological or neurological concerns can realize their potential in college and in life. To this end, we endeavour to provide appropriate support and make learning and work accessible to the entire Srishti Manipal community.
The Wellness Team at Srishti Manipal includes learning and disability support consultants, experienced and professionally qualified counsellors, an art therapist and a qualified medical practitioner. We also have two sick bays with trained nurses.
Who do we serve?
The entire Srishti Manipal community (students, faculty and staff)
What do we offer?
We offer support for a wide range of needs including:
- General anxieties and worries
- Feelings of being overwhelmed
- Disability-related learning accommodations
- Personal health
- Sleeping problems
- Lifestyle concerns
- Study skills (reading, writing, research, documentation)
- Time management
- Interpersonal communication
- Lack of self-confidence/self-esteem
- Lack of motivation
How is it provided?
Consultations within Srishti Manipal are free and provided by:
- Referrals by appointment
Srishti Manipal community has a choice of a range of therapeutic options:
- Individual sessions
- Group sessions
- Telephone interactions/counselling
Confidentiality is guaranteed within legal and ethical guidelines.
Referrals to certified medical practitioners and/or specialists are recommended to assess physical health concerns, cognitive or attention needs, personality changes, neurological concerns, etc, as and when indicated.
Special needs/disability accommodations are provided where appropriate medical documentation has been submitted.
Disclosure of specific needs at the time of admission will ensure appropriate support and thus is strongly recommended.