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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI
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Special Needs

UW-Madison Says...

The McBurney Disability Resource Center provides students with disabilities equal access to the programs and activities of the University. Staff work with students, staff, and faculty to promote student independence and to ensure assessment of their abilities, not disabilities. Staff work with... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

702 West Johnson Street, Suite 101

Madison, WI 53715–1007

United States

Phone: 608-262-3961

Fax: 608-262-7706


Admissions Information
Director:Cathleen Trueba
College Entrance Tests Required:Yes
Interview Required:No
Documentation Requred for LD:Recent comprehensive psychometric assessment with test analysis and interpretations, educational records e.g. Individual Education Plans, 504 Plans, medical documentation of conditions which may impact learning, e.g. seizures, headaches For more information see http://www.mcburney.wisc.edu/information/documentation/disdocpolicies.php
Documentation Required for ADHD:Assessment of AD/HD which includes behavioral observations, developmental history, standardized rating scales, clinical interview and collateral interviews and information; documentation of the educational impact of AD/HD e.g.Individual Education Plan, Summary of Performance, 504 plan, current and past psycho-educational or neuropsychological testing; intervention outcomes e.g. medical information, other treatments For more information see :http://www.mcburney.wisc.edu/information/documentation/disdocpolicies.php

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Services Offered
Calculator allowed in exams:Yes
Computer allowed in exams:Yes
Spellchecker allowed in exams:Yes
Extended test time:Yes
Oral exams:Yes
Distraction-free environment:Yes
Accommodation for students with ADHD: Yes
Reading machine:Yes
Other assistive technology:Yes
LD specialists:Yes
Added costs for services:No
Priority registration:Yes

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Special Needs

  • Director:
    Cathleen Trueba
  • LD specialists:
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