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Students with Asperger's Syndrome, P.D.D., Autism Spectrum Disorders

Documentation Requirements

The Office of Disability Services (FIT-ABLE), of the Fashion Institute of Technology/SUNY, provides services and reasonable accommodations to students, working with each individually. In order to establish eligibility for services and/or reasonable accommodations, students with non-visible disabilities must provide documentation from a professional licensed or certified to diagnose and treat their disability.

The request for cognitively-based accommodations (e.g., testing modifications, note takers) must be accompanied by disability documentation completed by a licensed psychologist or a licensed neuropsychologist and must include the following items completed no earlier than the studentís 10th grade in high school:

  • Diagnosis and DSM code
  • History
  • Observations
  • Social, behavioral, emotional evaluation
  • Reports of psychological or neuropsychological testing in the form of either:
    • a complete neuropsychological report
      OR
    • a comprehensive standardized adult IQ test and a comprehensive test of achievement (recommended are the WAIS-III and the Woodcock-Johnson)
    • results and interpretation of all sub-tests must be included
      Conclusions, summary and recommendations of accommodations for courses, as well as for on-campus residence living should be included.
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