Documentation on file for the applicant must:
- Be typed or printed on official letterhead and be signed by an evaluator qualified to make the diagnosis (include information about license or certification and area of specialization).
- Clearly state the diagnosed disability or disabilities.
- Describe the functional limitations resulting from the disability or disabilities.
- Be current — i.e., completed within the:
- last 5 years for learning disabilities (LD), attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or intellectual disability (ID)
- last 12 months for psychiatric disabilities and traumatic brain injury
This requirement doesn’t apply to physical or sensory disabilities of a permanent or unchanging nature.
- Include complete educational, developmental and medical history relevant to the disability for which testing accommodations are being requested.
- Include a list of all test instruments used in the evaluation report and relevant subtest scores used to document the stated disability; all test instruments must have adult norms. (This requirement doesn’t apply to physical or sensory disabilities of a permanent or unchanging nature.)
- Describe the specific accommodations requested.
- Adequately support each of the requested testing accommodation(s).