ADD and ADHD
The Office of Disability Services (FIT-ABLE) provides services and reasonable accommodations to students, working with each individually. In order to establish eligibility for services and/or reasonable accommodations, students must provide documentation from a professional licensed or certified to diagnose and treat their disability.
Students with ADHD must establish eligibility for services and/or reasonable accommodations by providing disability documentation from a professional licensed or certified to diagnose and treat their disability.
Disability documentation for students with ADHD must be provid by one of the following:
- A psychoeducational or neuropsychological evaluation accompanied by an IEP/504, or other learning disabilities report.
- Medical Information for Academic Accommodations Form (.pdf) , completed by provider, with the Student Release of Acadmic Information Form (.pdf)
Documentation must include:
- diagnosis and DSM code
- comprehensive standardized adult IQ test; the WAIS-III is recommended, with results and interpretation of all sub-tests included
- comprehensive test of achievement; the Woodcock-Johnson is recommended, with results and interpretation of all sub-tests included
- recommendation of accommodations
Additional evaluations are the professional call of the diagnostician, and will help insure the credibility of the FIT-ABLE eligibility criteria, as well as providing our staff with valuable insight into the students disability-related accommodation requests and abilities.