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University of New Mexico

Special Needs

Visiting And Contact Information

Office of Admissions

PO Box 4895

Albuquerque, NM 87196-4895

United States

Phone: 505-277-2446

Fax: 505-277-6686

Website

Admissions Information
Program / Service Name:Accessibility Resource Center
Type of Program:For all students with disabilities
Director:Joan Green
College Entrance Tests Required:Yes
Interview Required:No
Documentation Requred for LD:•Cognitive testing; examples of instruments include: o Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (Revised or IV) o Woodcock Johnson Psychoeducational Battery Test of Cognitive Ability (Revised or III) o A complete neuropsychological battery describing processing strengths and weaknesses • Achievement testing; including: o test results from individualized achievement measures that describe strengths or difficulties with both basic and higher level skills in reading, math, written expression, and, if relevant, foreign language acquisition •A clear diagnosis of disability, with evidence of a substantial impact on learning.
Documentation Required for ADHD:Information about the ADD or ADHD must come from a person qualified to diagnose it. It should demonstrate that the student is substantially limited and be thorough enough to support the accommodations and/or services the student is asking for. The documentation should include: o A clear diagnosis, generally based on DSM-IV-TR or DSM V criteria o A history of symptoms of the disorder o An explanation of the functional limitations, in the educational and/or living environment. This is most typically provided in a detailed psychoeducational report: • Cognitive testing; examples of instruments include: o Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (Revised or IV) o Woodcock Johnson Psychoeducational Battery Test of Cognitive Ability (Revised or III) o A complete neuropsychological battery describing processing strengths and weaknesses • Achievement testing; including: o test results from individualized achievement measures that describe strengths or difficulties with both basic and higher level skills in reading, math, written expression, and, if relevant, foreign language acquisition • A clear diagnosis of disability, with evidence of a substantial impact on learning.

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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
Scribes:Yes
Proctors:Yes
Oral exams:Yes
Notetakers: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:No

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Key Statistics

Special Needs

  • Program / Service Name:
    Accessibility Resource Center
  • Type of Program:
    For all students with disabilities
  • Director:
    Joan Green
  • LD specialists:
    Yes
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