Psychological Disabilities

Documenting Psychological Disabilities

We encourage students who think they may qualify for disability services to make an appointment with SAS, by calling 802-656-7753 or by emailing . 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 needed.  SAS 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:

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

SAS has created a form that may be helpful in providing the above information:
Psychological Disabilities Verification Form (PDF, opens in new window)