In order to receive services, students must provide documentation to the ODS office and meet with the director and/or coordinator before the semester begins.

Types of Documentation

Students with a:

  • Medical Disability
  • Visual Impairment
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Orthopedic Disability

will need a statement, on office letterhead, from a medical doctor stating the following:

  • the student’s disability
  • how the disability will affect the student academically.
    • If at all possible this statement should include recommendations. e.g. needs to sit in the front of the class, etc.
  • medications that the student may be taking
    • how that medication might effect the student
  • doctor’s signature & date

This statement should not be written on a prescription pad.

Students with a:

  • Learning Disability (ADD, ADHD, Dyslexia, LD)
  • Psychological Disorders

will need a psychological evaluation administered by a licensed psychologist which includes:

  • Diagnosis
  • Recommendations for classroom accommodations
  • Medications student is taking (if any)
  • How this disability will effect students academically

Documentation should be no more than 3 years old.

504 Plans and IEPs are not acceptable.