Asperger's Syndrome, PDD, Autism Spectrum Disorders
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.
The request for cognitively-based accommodations (e.g., testing modifications, note taking) must be accompanied by disability documentation completed by a licensed psychologist or a licensed neuropsychologist and must include the following items
- diagnosis and DSM code
- social, behavioral, and emotional evaluation
- reports of psychological orneuropsychological 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) with results and interpretation of all sub-tests included AND
- conclusions, summary, and recommendations of accommodations for courses, as well as for on-campus residence living
Please submit the following:
- Student Release of Academic Information Form (.pdf) authorizing health care professionals identified by you (physician, psychologist, psychiatrist, etc.) to provide information to FIT-ABLE to support the request for academic accommodations, and authorizing FIT-ABLE to seek the information from the identified professionals.
- Have your healthcare provider complete the Medical Information for Academic Accommodations Form (.doc) and return it to the FIT-ABLE office via email, fax, or US mail.
- 3. Psychoeducational or neuropsychological evaluation with IEP/504 plan.