Basic Documentation Guidelines
- Diagnostic reports must be on letterhead paper and include the licensed professional’s
name, title, Professional credentials, dates, and signature.
- Licensure information should include the licensed professional’s area of specialization
and the name of the province or state in which he/she has a license to work.
- Licensed professionals conducting an assessment must be qualified to do so and it
is essential that they have experience in working with the adult population.
- Licensed professional must state clearly the specific diagnosis of the disability,
avoiding vague, nonspecific, or inclusive terms.
- The diagnostic report must specify the degree of current functional loss and/or the
functional limitations caused by the disability.
- The diagnostic report must include anticipated effects of the functional limitations
within the academic setting.
- If a student takes medications, the licensed professional should list them and delineate
their potential side effects.Reports should include suggested academic accommodations.
- The documentation should be within the last three years. However, SDS reserves the
right to make modifications to this requirement.
- Student Accessibility Services will not accept DOCTORS PRESCRIPTION PAD NOTES as documentation
- Additional Documentation Guidelines
Last updated: 2018-06-06T21:33:43.458Z