Specific Documentation Guidelines Are As Follows
- Documentation of a learning disability, ADHD/ADD requires (as a minimum) a complete adult intelligence and achievement test results administered by a qualified psychological examiner along with other components.
- For health impairments a statement of diagnosis from a medical doctor usually documents the disability.
- Psychological testing and rehabilitation records usually document head injuries.
- Medical doctor�s statements verify orthopedic impairments present at birth or the result of later injury.
- Hearing impairments or deafness can be verified by the results of an audiogram administered by an audiologist.
- The result of a test of visual acuity documents blindness or visual impairment.
As a college student you now come under the American with Disabilities Act, section 504. An IEP or 504 plans will not be considered sufficient documentation unless accompanied by a current and complete evaluation.
Documentation of your disability must be accompanied by recommendations for accommodation from your health care professional or psychological examiner.
Documentation packets are available from the Counselors; please contact the Counseling Center at 434.832.7800 for an accommodation appointment.