White Paper on Common Accessibility Language for States and Assessment Vendors

Author(s)
Vitaliy Shyyan, Martha L Thurlow, Erik D Larson, Laurene L Christensen, Sheryl Lazarus

Description

This White Paper by DIAMOND project staff addresses the issue that different test platforms use different terminology for the accessibility features and accommodations that they offer to students, which can make it difficult for students, parents, and educators to understand the available options and select the appropriate supports.

Details

Date
June 2016 
Type
Report 
Contact
Michael L Moore moore031@umn.edu or +1 612-626-0546
Publisher
Data Informed Accessibility - Making Optimal Needs-based Decisions (DIAMOND)
Co-publisher
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)
Collaborators
Minnesota Department of Education

Topics

  • Educational accountability and assessment
    • Accessibility & Accommodations
      • ELLs
        • ELLs with disabilities
          • Students with Disabilities
            • Technology-based Assessments