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The Move Towards Independence

Things you need to do:

Appropriate documentation for a learning disability should:

  • be conducted by a qualified professional.
  • validate the need for services based on the individuals current level of functioning in the educational setting.
  • include a comprehensive assessment battery and the resulting diagnostic report including a diagnostic interview, assessment of aptitude, academic achievement, information processing, and a specific diagnosis.
  • have standard test scores and/or percentiles and should be provided for measures.
  • document both the nature and severity of the learning disability.
  • include specific recommendations for accommodations
  • describe the impact the diagnosed learning disability has on specific major life activity as well as the degree of significance of this impact on the individual.
  • support specific recommendations with specific test results or clinical observations.

Stop by our office to obtain specific testing information prior to having testing done.