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Testing accommodations may be organized into five categories: flexibility in scheduling/timing; flexibility in setting; method of presentation; method of response; and “other.” This is not a finite or exhaustive list but is one which is most widely used. There may be a unique testing accommodation that is considered and/or provided to a student during instruction and classroom tests that is not included in this document. Staff are encouraged to contact the Department (email to) well in advance of administration of State assessments in order to verify whether the provision of the accommodation is permitted for State assessments.
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Extending the time allowed for administration of a test on the scheduled day, by starting early and/or ending late on the same day (the IEP/504 Plan must specify the amount of time to be allotted, such as “double time”).
- Discuss how the court case either expanded or limited rights.
Timing accommodations may also be needed in conjunction with a variety of other testing accommodations. For example, a student using special equipment to record responses or dictating responses to a scribe may complete examinations more slowly. Some accommodations such as the use of magnification devices may induce fatigue. Setting accommodations are often needed in conjunction with scheduling accommodations because the test is being administered at a different time.
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Application materials must be submitted to the State Education Department, Office of Special Education, 89 Washington Avenue, Room 309 EB, Albany, New York 12234, at least three months prior to the scheduled administration. Application materials must include all of the following: