Accommodations (for assessment)

Accommodations are a change in how an assessment is presented, administered, or in how a student is allowed to respond. The proper use of accommodations does not change academic level or performance criteria and are made to provide equal opportunity to demonstrate knowledge.

Source: Modified from: The NAEP Glossary of Terms - http://nationsreportcard.gov/glossary.asp

Contextual Use: Elan is a student whose disabilities include visual impairment. His IEP team determined that text-to-speech was an appropriate accommodations for classroom and formal assessments.

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