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Psychological Disability

A diagnosis of a Psychological Disability should include:

1. A multiaxial diagnosis based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

2. A current diagnosis:

If testing is used in the diagnosis, include:

• the name of the instrument;

• administration date;

• all scores.

3. Name, credentials, and license number of the evaluator.

4. A statement of prescribed medications and dosage.

5. A clear and specific statement of how the Psychological Disability and/or the medication impacts adult functioning, specifically learning and college classroom requirements.

6. Suggested appropriate classroom accommodations substantiated by references to #6 above and evaluation information.

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