A qualified professional must conduct the evaluation. Professionals conducting assessments, rendering diagnoses, and making recommendations for
appropriate accommodations must be qualified to do so. The name, title, and professional credentials of the evaluator, including information about license
or certification, shall be included. All reports shall be on letterhead, typed in English, dated, signed, and otherwise legible.
Documentation must be current. Because the severity and manifestations of a condition may change over time, documentation must be recent enough to
determine the functional impact of the disability on current academic performance.
Documentation must be comprehensive. The following information shall be included in the evaluation:
Specific diagnosis, history and onset of symptoms, cause of condition (if known), duration and severity, and prognosis
A description of the current functional limitations in the academic and physical environment
Relevant information regarding medication and any anticipated impact/side-effects from the medication where applicable
Relevant information regarding current treatment, where applicable
A rationale must be established for each requested accommodation
Any further relevant information that may be helpful in assessing appropriate, where applicable.
Accommodations may include evidence that rules out alternative diagnoses or specific testing measures that were not yet addressed.