Update from GEDTS® Regarding Testing Accommodations
Presentation Date: 10/3/2018
Duration: 1 Hour
Requirements for testing accommodations on exams is ever-changing. It is important for advocates and instructors to understand accommodations available on high stakes tests. This session will discuss the types of accommodations that are available and how to assist test takes to secure the proper documentation to request them. We will talk about low cost testing clinics and agencies that can assist with providing funding for the necessary documentation. We will discuss new issues such as blue-tooth enabled devices and assistive technology. In addition, we will talk about how to work with students with disabilities to ensure that they practice with the accommodations and are comfortable with them before they test.