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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 21TEXAS STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF PSYCHOLOGISTS
CHAPTER 463APPLICATIONS AND EXAMINATIONS
RULE §463.4Applicants with Disabilities

(a) The Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists shall comply with applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act in its applications procedures by providing reasonable accommodations that do not violate the Board's Act and Rules.

(b) It is the responsibility of the individual applicant to inform the Board in advance of any reasonable accommodations needed during the application process, including any examinations conducted by the Board. Only requests which give the Board sufficient notice and opportunity to provide reasonable accommodations without disrupting the normal business of the agency shall be considered.

(c) Dyslexia. Dyslexia is defined by §51.970 of the Texas Education Code. The Board will provide reasonable accommodation to an applicant for licensure who complies with subsection (b) of this section and who provides proof of a diagnosis of dyslexia from a qualified practitioner. The practitioner should also identify the type of examination accommodation that is recommended for the applicant.


Source Note: The provisions of this §463.4 adopted to be effective November 10, 1997, 22 TexReg 10651; amended to be effective March 13, 2000, 25 TexReg 2061; amended to be effective December 6, 2011, 36 TexReg 8230

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