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Overview of SAT/ACT Accommodations

Students with documented disabilities or conditions may be eligible for accommodations on the SAT, ACT, and graduate school admissions tests like the GRE, GMAT, LSAT and MCAT. Accommodations provide equal access to these high-stakes exams by changing how the test is administered to account for the student’s disability. Qualification is not automatic and individual appeals are common.

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FAQs About Testing Accommodations

What are testing accommodations?

Testing accommodations are changes to the standard testing procedures that provide students with disabilities an equal opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and skills on exams. Accommodations are designed to level the playing field, not give students with disabilities an unfair advantage.

What are examples of test accommodations?

Test accommodations are tailored to level the playing field for all. They can include: extended testing time, alternative test formats like braille or audio, assistive technology, separate testing locations, frequent breaks, multiple day testing.

Why is it difficult to get a test accommodation?

There are numerous reasons why test accommodations can be difficult to obtain. Documentation requirements are extensive which can be time-consuming and challenging for some students. There is often inconsistency between school and test accommodations which can be quite frustrating. There are competing concerns about fairness and test integrity. Officials sometimes struggle to balance disability accommodations with concerns about test security and providing unfair advantages.

Are there any laws that address test accommodations?

There are three primary federal laws that can impact test accommodations. They are: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (which governs IEPs), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (504 plans) and The Americans with Disabilities Act.

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