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Learning Disabilities

The following professionals are considered qualified to evaluate and diagnose a learning disability:

  • Licensed psychologist or neuropsychologist
  • School psychologist Level I, Level II, or Level III (administered while student was enrolled in the school district where school psychologist was practicing)
  • Licensed school psychologist

Documentation should also include the following information:

  • Information regarding academic achievement including reading, writing, math, oral language and discussion of strengths and impact of condition(s) in the postsecondary environment
  • Information regarding information processing/cognitive abilities including speed of processing, cognitive efficiency, visual-auditory processing, perceptual-motor processing, etc. and discussion of strengths and impact of condition(s) in the postsecondary environment
  • Information regarding executive functioning including memory, concentration, attention and discussion of strengths and impact of condition(s) in the postsecondary environment
  • Information regarding language abilities including expressive-receptive language, speech, and discussion of strengths and impact of condition(s) in the postsecondary environment

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