In order to identify the most appropriate assistance we can offer, you must provide Jackson State with information from a qualified health care provider. It must be submitted before any adjustments are made.
Detailed documentation must be less than five years old and include:
- testing/evaluation and results,
- your specific diagnoses, and
- specific recommendations for accommodations.
A disability must substantially limit one or more major life activities including, but not limited to, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, working, caring for oneself and performing manual tasks.
- Learning Disability
- Evaluation from a licensed school psychologist, licensed psychological examiner, licensed clinical psychologist, or neurophysiologist who is specialized in assessing learning disorders.
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
Comprehensive evaluation with clinical interview, historical data, psychological tests, clinical observations by a licensed school psychologist, licensed psychological examiner, licensed clinical psychologist, or neurophysiologist, who has speciaized training in assessing ADD/ADHD.
- Psychiatric Disorder
- Information from a licensed psychiatrist or licensed psychologist.
- Physical Disability
- A licensed physician’s report stating the diagnosis, explanation of physical limitations – including specific access needs, medical history, medications, and duration of condition.
- Visual Impairment
- Assessment from a licensed optometrist or ophthalmologist.
- Hearing Disorder
- Report from an audiologist with audiogram showing type and degree of hearing loss.
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Evaluation by a licensed neurophysiologist, licensed orthopedic specialist, licensed speech-language pathologist, and/or other specialists as appropriate.