Disabilities and Health-related Needs
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If the documentation provided by the candidate doesn’t meet ETS documentation requirements for learning disabilities (LD) or LD/ADHD, candidates have the option to submit new and/or additional documentation.
A documentation update is a report by a qualified professional that includes a summary of the original disability documentation findings, as well as additional evaluation data necessary to establish the candidate's current eligibility and the appropriateness of the requested testing accommodation(s).
The summary in a documentation update should include:
Additional evaluation data for LD and/or LD/ADHD should include:
In conclusion, the extent of retesting required for a documentation update is applicant-specific and depends on how closely the initial documentation report complies with the prevailing professional standards and ETS documentation guidelines.