Summary of Disability Documentation

Ferris State University provides reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. If you require or plan to request services and/or accommodations because you have a disability, the following information should be sent to Educational Counseling and Disabilities Services. The documentation should include a diagnosis, functional limitations, and recommendations for accommodations.FSU will make final determination of whether appropriate and reasonable accommodations are warranted and can be provided to the individual.

Disability

Documentation

ADHD/ADD

Verification of Disability for Academic Accommodations Form OR a Written Diagnostic Report (see guidelines), which includes: a completed student ADD/ADHD Questionnaire for students.

Documentation should be dated within three years of the student’s request for accommodations and include a case history. It MUST identify the student’s current level of functioning relevant to the specific academic environment. Evaluation can be acquired by a Licensed Psychologist, Physician or others qualified to diagnose ADD/ADHD.

PSYCHIATRIC/PSYCHOLOGICAL OR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

Verification of Disability for Academic Accommodations Form OR a Written Diagnostic Report (see guidelines) from an appropriate professional, AND a completed student Psychiatric/Psychological or Autism Spectrum Disorder Questionnaire for students. Documentation should be dated within three years of the student’s request for services and include a case history.

PHYSICAL, SENSORY, MEDICAL

Verification of Disability for Academic Accommodations Form AND a completed Physical, Sensory, and/or Medical Disorders Questionnaire for students. Documentation should be dated within five years for stable chronic conditions.

SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITY

Written Psycho-Educational Diagnostic Report (see Specific Learning Disability guidelines) AND a completed Specific Learning Disability Questionnaire for students.

Documentation should be dated within five years of the student’s request for services and include a case history.

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY/ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY

Verification of Disability for Academic Accommodations Form AND/OR a Written Diagnostic Report (see guidelines) AND a completed TBI/ABI Questionnaire for students. Documentation should be dated within five years of student’s request for services.