Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Documentation Guidelines for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
A current and comprehensive report completed by a qualified professional is required and must include the following components:
· History of Onset and Diagnosis: a history of onset with severity and duration and a definitive diagnosis.
· Current Functional Limitations: a detailed description of how the impairment significantly limits a major life activity in an educational setting (what the functional limitations are in an academic setting).
· Recommendations: a rationale for accommodations based upon substantial limitation.