To qualify for services from the Center for Access and Assistive Technology, a student
and be accepted for admission to Hudson Valley Community College through
the regular admission process.
current and comprehensive documentation of a temporary or permanent
disability that requires accommodation according to the guidelines in the letter
to doctor form.
Please e-mail Norina Dowd with your name and mailing address to request an information packet. Complete the registration and release forms and return.
Schedule an interview with the Center for Access and Assistive Technology Director or Assistant Director
to discuss reasonable accomodations and to register for services.
Federal law defines a disability as "any mental
or physical condition that substantially limits an individuals
ability to perform one or more major life activities," including:
Medical Documentation Required
Students are responsible for submitting to the Center for Access and Assistive Technology adequate documentation
of disability. Students with physical disabilities, visual impairments
or hearing impairments must submit a letter from their physician that
verifies the disability. Students with learning disabilities must submit
a full psycho-educational report completed within the last three years
by a licensed psychologist or appropriate professional. Students with
psychological disabilities must submit a letter from a licensed psychologist
or psychiatrist. All documentation should address: diagnosis, prognosis,
functional limitations, and recommendations.
Please have your high school or physician provide the Hudson Valley Community College Center for Access and Assistive Technology with the following information:
Medical documentation must be written in letter form
(NO prescription pad notes will be accepted)
Diagnosis – DSMIV
Current Medications (If any are applicable)
How the disability affects the students’ academics
Please list specific accommodations needed to allow the student to be successful while attending college
Information can be faxed to (518) 629-4831.