These include mobility, manual, hearing, and visual impairments.
- The clinician appears to be qualified to make the diagnosis in the area of specialization and is not a member of the student's family.
- The evaluation is written on professional letterhead, is current and contains the date of the last appointment with the student.
- The clinician clearly indicates a claimed disability that is covered under the ADA.
- Documentation clearly supports the claimed disability with relevant medical and other history.
- The evaluation contains a description of current medications, treatments and assistive devices and technologies with estimated effectiveness in ameliorating the impact of the disability, i.e., extent of effectiveness of corrective lenses, use of crutches, etc.; and history of medication side effects known to have affected the student.
- Give a description of the functional limitations resulting from the disability, which specifically addresses a postsecondary residential and educational setting.
- The documentation clearly supports the direct link to and need for the requested accommodations.
If there are any questions, you may call the Office Student Services at 202-238-2420 or fax us at 202-588-9755.
In compliance with the law (Section 504, Rehabilitation Act and the American with Disabilities Act, "ADA"), Howard University is committed to providing its disabled students with reasonable accommodations. There are specific guidelines for the acquisition of accommodations and services under ADA. This brochure explains in detail of the information you will need to request and to receive them. Please read this information carefully and share it with the professional who will be conducting your testing and evaluation or providing you will the results of prior evaluations.