Documentation Required

Documentation will be used to evaluate requests for reasonable accommodations and/or auxiliary aids. The evaluation process will include the impact of the documentation on the goals and standards of the program, course and/or activity.

As appropriate to the disability, the documentation should include the following six elements:

  1. A diagnostic statement identifying the disability, date of the most current diagnostic evaluation, and the date of the original diagnosis.
  2. A description of the diagnostic tests, methods, and/or criteria used.
  3. A description of the current functional impact of the disability which includes specific test results and the examiner's narrative interpretation.
  4. Treatment, medications, and/or assistive divices/services currently prescribed or in use.
  5. A description of the expected progression or stability of the impact of the disability over time, particularly the next few years.
  6. The credentials of the diagnosing professionals if not clear from the letterhead or other forms.

Beyond the six elements expected to be included in documentation, recommendations for accommodations, adaptive devices, assistive services, compensatory strategies and/or collateral support services will be considered.

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