Documentation

Student Accessibility Services (SAS) requires documentation of a permanent or temporary disability. Students with functional limitations, that impair academic functioning, may request interim accommodations pending the submission of disability documentation. Documentation Guidelines

If you have a Learning Disability, ADHD and/or Autism Spectrum Disorders, provide the following:

  • Psychological Assessment, signed by a registered psychologist. This must be current (completed at least age 18 years of age or within the last four years). If you need to update your assessment, the staff of SAS will assist in the arrangements.
  • Individual Education Plan (IEP) from your secondary school
  • Minutes from Identification, Placement and Review Committee (IPRC) from your secondary school

If you have a disability and /or medical condition (ABI, Hearing, Medical, Mobility, Psychiatric, Vision, etc.) provide the following:

  • A completed Medical Documentation Form signed by a certified, licensed medical practitioner (physician, clinical psychologist, psychiatrist, neurologist, audiologist, ophthalmologist)
  • Individual Education Plan (IEP) from your secondary school
  • Minutes from Identification, Placement and Review Committee (IPRC) from your secondary school

Other Documentation Requirements

Hearing disability should also include: audiologist report, use of assistive devices (hearing aids, FM systems).

Vision disability should also include: visual acuity test, visual field limitations.

Students coming from other postsecondary institutions should provide a letter stating the academic accommodations previously utilized.

 If you are unsure whether you have enough documentation or the right documentation, please contact our office to discuss further.