by Karen Lerner
Fall is fast approaching, and with it, registration for standardized testing that will be used as part of the admissions process for higher education. Some students take these tests, competing in cavernous testing facilities, but at a distinct disadvantage owing to diagnosed conditions such as ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Autism, or other conditions that might compromise their ability to demonstrate their high skills and cognition.
If I have just described you or your child, then requesting Testing Accommodations is one way to address this situation. Four things to keep in mind:
Samples of some testing accommodations: