Documenting Psychological Disabilities
We encourage students who think they may qualify for disability services to make an appointment with ACCESS, the Office of Disability Services, by calling 802-656-7753 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org . It is helpful if students send their documentation to ACCESS prior to their appointment.
An interview with an ACCESS staff member is an important part of the process for determining if a student has a disability and what accommodations are needed. ACCESS staff members use both documentation and the student interview to make a final determination regarding your eligibility for accommodations. Generally, staff will look for the following:
Generally, staff will look for the following in documentation:
Other information that can be helpful include:
ACCESS makes the determination of reasonable and appropriate accommodations even though reports may include recommendations for accommodations.ACCESS has created a form that may be helpful in providing the above information: