Learning Disabilities

Documenting Learning Disabilities

We encourage students who think they may qualify for disability services to make an appointment with SAS, the Office of Disability Services, by calling 802-656-7753 or by emailing access@uvm.edu . It is helpful if students send their documentation to SAS prior to their appointment

An interview with an SAS staff member is an important part of the process for determining if a student has a disability and what accommodations are reasonable and appropriate.  SAS staff members use both documentation and the student interview to make a final determination regarding eligibility for accommodations. Generally, staff will look for the following:

Other information that can be helpful includes:

SAS makes the determination of reasonable and appropriate accommodations even though reports may include recommendations for accommodations.