Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
Students, faculty or staff diagnosed with or suspect they may have Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD) who are registering with the Office of Disability Services will need to to provide information/documentation of their disability in order to help determine what accommodations and services are needed. Please share these guidelines with your physician, psychiatrist or psychologist.
Note: Disability Services does not have access to information you provied to Counseling Services or Health Services. You must make a formal request and sign a release for them to send it to us.
In order for information/documentation to be complete, each of the following items must be included in the documentation report:
- Diagnosis and corresponding DSM-IV code with the date of the diagnosis.
- Date and nature of the last contact with person.
- Specific information regarding the instruments and assessment procedures used in the evaluation and results of the assessment.
- A description of the current manifestations of symptoms that meet the criteria for diagnosis.
- A statement of how the disability and/or related medication and treatments interfere with or limit any facet of major life activity including current employment or participation in courses, programs, services or other activities of the college.
- Information regarding any current medication, including dosage and frequency.
- The diagnostician's name, title, address, phone number and signature.