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RWU Law partners with the Alpert Medical School of Brown Medical School and the Rhode Island Center for Law and Public Policy in the Rhode Island Medical-Legal Partnership for Children.  This unique collaboration offers legal services to low-income families at Hasbro Children’s Hospital.

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Documentation must include, but not be limited to the following:

Name and professional credentials of the evaluator.
The evaluator should have training and experience in the evaluation of learning disabilities.

The testing should include the following components, and the report should include all scores from these instruments as well as the evaluator's narrative description.

Aptitude Testing
(IQ & Information Processing Testing)
Accepted examples of these instruments include, but are not limited to:

  • Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale- Third Edition (WAIS-III
  • Woodcock-Johnson Psychoeducational Battery-Revised: Tests of Cognitive Ability (WJ-R)
  • Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale (4th Edition)(for intelligence testing)
  • Detroit Tests of Learning Aptitude-3 (DTLA-3) (for information processing)

Academic Achievement Testing(when available)
Accepted examples of these instruments include, but are not limited to:

  • Woodcock-Johnson Psychoeducational Battery-Revised: Tests of Achievement (WJ-R)
  • Wechsler Individual Achievement Test (WIAT)

Recommendations for Academic Accommodations
Recommendations for academic accommodations must be based upon both #2 and #3 above. Academic accommodations which are recommended must be related to the diagnostic information and its impact upon student functioning.

Please forward this information, marked confidential, to:

Lorraine N. Lalli
Assistant Dean of Students
Roger Williams University School of Law
10 Metacom Avenue
Bristol, RI 02809
Phone: (401) 254-4593
Fax: (401) 254-5359