Those with a slightly broader focus (on all language- and attention-related learning disabilities, for example) earned a 10-point boost.
Finally, we factored in annual expenses by looking at net price and participation fees* (if any) associated with the learning disability/ADHD college program.
The ADHD diagnosis should be made by someone with appropriate professional credentials; should be specific; and should reference the (DSM-5 or whichever edition was current at the time of diagnosis).
Because disabilities and accommodation needs change over time, documentation must be up to date.
Explain how ADHD impacts the student’s daily functioning and ability to participate in College Board exams. Functional limitation can be documented in a variety of ways: Describe the specific accommodations requested and explain why they are needed.
For example, does the student work more slowly than other students? The reason for requesting a particular accommodation is not always evident from the diagnosis.
See Accommodation Documentation Guidelines for documentation requirements specific to extended time, computer use, and other typical accommodations.
Covers tools for testing accommodations, testing formats, testing accommodations and solutions for supervising exams.
Here is an expanded version of the alternative testing guidelines Resources for Students with ADHD on Time Management, Focus and Note Taking Getting Started Staying Focused and Sticking with It Maintaining a Positive Attitude Managing Time Lectures and Note-taking Instructional Strategies for ADHD Students at University.
In most ADHD cases, the educational evaluation and testing should be no more than five years old.
Cognitive testing may be older than five years, but testing performed before third grade may not provide a valid indication of the student’s current ability.