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Documentation Guidelines For Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Download the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Guidelines (pdf).
Physicians, including otorhinolaryngologists and otologists are qualified to provide diagnosis and treatment of hearing disorders. Audiologists may also provide current audiograms. The diagnostician must be an impartial individual who is not a family member of the student.
The following documentation requirements will assist the service provider in collaborating with each student to determine appropriate accommodations. Documentation serves as the foundation that supports a student's request for appropriate accommodations. Recommended documentation includes all of the following:
Further assessment by an appropriate professional may be required if co-existing learning disabilities or other disabling conditions are indicated. The student and the Disability Services Coordinator at Colorado Mountain College will collaborate regarding accommodations, with the final decision made by the Disability Services Coordinator.