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Catholic University of America

Special Needs

Visiting And Contact Information

Office of Undergraduate Admissions

620 Michigan Avenue, NE

Washington, DC 20064

United States

Phone: 202-319-5305

Fax: 202-319-6533


Admissions Information
Program / Service Name:Disability Support Services
Type of Program:For all students with disabilities
Director:Emily Singer
College Entrance Tests Required:Yes
Interview Required:No
Documentation Requred for LD:A diagnostic report must include a diagnostic interview, assessment of aptitude, measure of academic achievement and information processing. The report should consist of and be based on a comprehensive assessment battery which does not rely on any one test (i.e. Woodcock-Johnson III andWAIS-III). Quantitative and qualitative information which supports the diagnosis, including all subscale/subtest scores, should be listed. Objective evidence of a substantial limitation to learning must be provided.
Documentation Required for ADHD:In addition to the LD requirements- Included in a comprehensive assessment: clinical summary of objective historical information, establishing symptomology indicative of ADHD throughout childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. A complete psychoeducational assessment, including rating scales, aptitude and achievement testing, and another objective measurement of attention (CCPT, TOVA, GDS, etc) is necessary in order to determine eligibility for services.

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Services Offered
Calculator allowed in exams:Yes
Dictionary 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:Yes
Priority registration:Yes

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Key Statistics

Special Needs

  • Program / Service Name:
    Disability Support Services
  • Type of Program:
    For all students with disabilities
  • Director:
    Emily Singer
  • LD specialists:
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