Students with learning disabilities must provide the Office of Student Disability Services (OSDS) with documentation that meets general documentation guidelines established by this office. This information not only serves to validate the presence of a disability under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, it is useful in providing information which supports accommodation needs. All documentation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
A comprehensive evaluation/full and individual evaluation is the preferred documentation, which was utilized to determine eligibility for services through the RtI process. The documentation of this process will include record review, interviews, observations, and testing scores. Examples of these areas include:
The student will provide:
Students who are required to take the GRE, TAP, or other tests required for their major in college, or to attain certification, may be required by the testing company to provide different documentation to obtain accommodations on those tests.
For more information, contact the OSDS Office Manager, Julie Walters, at 217-581-6583.