Learning Disabilities (LD)

                                                                                                                                                             
A comprehensive evaluation report from a clinical psychologist, psychiatrist, neuropsychologist, school psychologist, learning disability specialist, or diagnostician, including:

* Clear statement of presenting problem; diagnostic interview
* Educational history documenting the impact of the learning disability
* Alternative explanations and diagnoses are ruled out
* Relevant test data with standard scores are provided to support conclusions, including a least: WSIA-R; Woodcock-Johnson Psycho educational Battery-Revised, including Written Language; Woodcock-Johnson Cognitive Processing Battery to substantiate any processing problems
* Clearly stated diagnosis of a learning disability based upon DSM-IV criteria
* Defined levels of functioning and any limitations, supported by evaluation data
* Current report (within 3 years of enrollment date), dated and signed