Part 14 - Accommodations in Assessment

ASSESSMENT IN SPECIAL EDUCATION SERIES

Introduction

Recognizing that disability has its impact, IDEA permits children with disabilities to participate in large-scale assessment programs with accommodations. IDEA requires that students with disabilities take part in state or district-wide assessments. These are tests that are periodically given to all students to measure achievement. It is one way that schools determine how well and how much students are learning. Written by the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities, this issue of NASET’s Assessment in Special Education series will focus on accommodations in assessment when students with disabilities take part in state or districtwide assessments

 

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