€5.4 million is being distributed to 23 higher education institutions.
Athlone IT is receiving €145,000 to invest in supports of students with disabilities.
The Further Education Minister has announced 23 higher education institutions will have projects set up to improve access, worth €5.4 million in total.
AIT's funding will go towards targeted autism and mental health supports, upgrading and purchasing software and computing facilities, and curriculum development to offer equal opportunities.
Minister Simon Harris describes some of the projects that will come on stream: