ERIC Number: ED414679
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Test Access & Modification for Individuals with Disabilities.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.
This guide is intended to increase access for individuals with disabilities to local, state (New York), and national testing programs, as well as facilitate the consistent provision of modifications necessary to allow these individuals to demonstrate their knowledge and abilities. Ten modules cover the following topics: (1) federal and state requirements pertaining to test access and modification; (2) tests and examinations administered to students with disabilities; (3) high school equivalency diplomas and general educational development tests; (4) advanced placement programs; (5) preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, SAT I--reasoning test and SAT II--subject tests; (6) American College Testing assessment program; (7) Graduate Record Examinations; (8) Miller Analogies Test; (9) professional licensing examinations; and (10) New York State civil service examinations. Chapters typically describe the measure/s, review eligibility requirements for test modification, describe specific appropriate modifications, and give a source for practice materials. Nine appendices include directories of New York State Education Department offices, further information on the New York competency test program, further information on national tests, and a glossary of abbreviations and terms. (DB)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Advanced Placement Programs, College Entrance Examinations, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Federal Legislation, High School Equivalency Programs, Higher Education, Licensing Examinations (Professions), Measures (Individuals), Scholarships, State Standards
Publication Sales Desk, Room 309, Education Building, Albany, NY 12234.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Parents; Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.
Identifiers - Location: New York