Students with disabilities who are seeking accommodations must register with the Disabilities Services Office. For individual steps in this procedure, please see the Registration Checklist.
In order to receive accommodations, you must provide documentation demonstrating that you have an impairment or condition that substantially limits functioning in one or more major life activities.
In general, documentation must meet the following general criteria:
Documentation must also be current. This will mean different things depending on the type of disability in question.
Learning disabilities, ADHD: within four years of first enrollment at Elon.
Mental health disabilities: within six months of first enrollment at Elon.
Physical disabilities: depends upon the nature of the disability; somewhere between these two standards.
Documentation must come from an appropriate professional and may not be provided by anyone related to the individual being evaluated.
Recommended guidelines for specific disabilities may be found here –