Supports are a means to help students overcome deficits in the learning medium that prevent them from accessing or interacting with the content. Supports need not necessarily be removed.

Source: Adopted from: Rose, D. H., Hall, T. E., & Murray, E. (2008). Accurate for all: Universal design for learning and the assessment of students with learning disabilities. Perspectives on Language and Literacy, 23-28.

Contextual Use: Denise has a vivid imagination and can create great stories; however, her handwriting is illegible. As a support, Denise uses a tape recorder to capture her stories.

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