Academic & Disability Support Office

Documentation Criteria

Moravian College requires students with documented disabilities to self-disclose their disabilities to the college in order to receive academic and other accommodations. Below are the documentation requirements for disclosing a disability. This information is also available on the reverse of the disclosure form.

Learning Disability and/or Attention Deficit Disorder/ADHD

Students with Learning Disabilities and/or Attention Deficit Disorder/ADHD must provide the following information:

  • The most recent Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and most recent related test reports
  • The most recent Section 504 Plan and most recent related test reports
  • The Summary of Performance (SOP) and most recent related test reports

Sensory, Medical, or Physical Disability

Students with medical disabilities must provide a letter from a diagnosing and/or treating physician to verify the existence of a disability.

The following are the required pieces of information to be included in the documentation:

  • Diagnosis and methodology used to diagnose the condition
  • How long the individual has had such condition
  • How long the condition is expected to last
  • Treatment(s) are used to manage the condition
  • The condition un-medicated vs. medicated (if applicable)
  • Accommodations and/or interventions that would facilitate access to the college experience and a rationale for each request

The letter must also:

  • Include the credentials of the evaluator, including area of expertise (if applicable)
  • Be printed on official office letterhead
  • Signed, dated, and otherwise legible

Documentation must be submitted with a disability disclosure form to the Assistant Director of Academic & Disability Support prior to any accommodations being implemented. Documentation can be submitted via USPS, Fax, E-mail, or dropped off at the Academic & Disability Support Office.

Mail: 1200 Main Street • Bethlehem, PA 18018
Fax: 610-625-7935