Students who feel they may be eligible for services through the
Office of Student Disability Services need to submit the
appropriate written documentation. The documentation must be based
on an evaluation from the appropriately credentialed
- Example: a physical condition is generally diagnosed by a
physician, ophthalmologist, audiologist, physical therapist,
- Example: a diagnosis of a learning disability should typically
come from a professional who is considered to be trained and
qualified to evaluate specific learning disabilities in adolescents
and adults: psychologists, learning disabilities specialists,
medical doctors, etc.
- Example: a student with an emotional illness should be
diagnosed by a psychologist, psychiatrist or other licensed mental
The documents below may help facilitate the documentation
process. However, completion of the relevant form is not
necessarily required because each person's situation is unique.
Other forms of documentation may be accepted; please contact SDS at
317-940-9308 for an individualized discussion about your
circumstances as they relate to the necessary documentation.
Students should review the documentation forms and
information specific to their disability (see information below)
with an appropriate diagnostician prior to the actual
administration of the evaluation. Documentation forms and
psychoeducational assessments need to be completed by clinicians
who are not family members.