Accommodations and supports
Accommodations and supports, in this context, are adaptations, accommodations, and modifications provided to students with disabilities to help them succeed in the school environment. See same topic in Educational accountability and assessment and Employment and postsecondary education.
The following Institute products, projects, and/or staff address this topic.
Accommodations Monitoring Project [Archived]
Developed materials for states to use to improve the monitoring of accommodations for instruction and assessment.
Check & Connect: A Model for Engaging and Retaining Students with Intellectual Disabilities in Higher Education
Establishes an inclusive and comprehensive model for engaging and retaining students with intellectual disabilities in higher education programs. Building on the Check & Connect model, this...
Global Resource Center for Inclusive Education (GRC) [ICI center]
Collaborates with national education agencies, non-governmental organizations, and universities around the world in the systemic improvement of education programs, practices, and policies that...
Minnesota Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities Program (MNLEND) [ICI center]
Prepares future leaders who will serve children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), other neurodevelopmental and related disabilities (NDDs), and their families in healthcare, education, human...
Multi-State GSEG Consortium Towards a Defensible Alternate Assessment Based on Modified Achievement Standards (AA-MAS) [Archived]
Studied state data on students with disabilities, the consequences of assessment options, and possible instruction and assessment changes for these students. More specifically, the project...
National Assessment Center (NAC)
Gathers and disseminates research-based information on the inclusion of K-12 students with disabilities in State-level assessments aligned to academic content standards, and provides technical...
National Center and State Collaborative General Supervision Enhancement Grant (NCSC GSEG) [Archived]
Builds a comprehensive alternate assessment system based on the Common Core State Standards that includes project-developed tools and processes to support educators as they plan and provide...
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) [ICI center]
Provides national leadership in designing and building educational assessments and accountability systems that appropriately monitor educational results.
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) [ICI center]
Focuses on improved access and success for students with disabilities in secondary and postsecondary education, as well as employment, independent living, and community participation. Activities...
National Technical Assistance Center on Assessment for Children with Disabilities [Archived]
Conducted information gathering and needs assessments, provided technical assistance, and engaged in dissemination to improve results for students with disabilities by increasing their...
Wisconsin Parent Survey Data Analysis Project [Archived]
Collected, analyzed, and reported on the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction's Part B Parent Survey. NCRRC's work on the Parent Survey consisted of four activities: 1. Inputting data from...