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ERIC Number: ED509273
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jan-15
Pages: 16
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Test Equity for Individuals Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. PEPNet Test Equity Summit
This paper presents the highlights of the 2008 Test Equity Summit held in Bloomfield, Colorado last August 6-8, 2008. The 2008 Test Equity Summit convened by the Postsecondary Education Programs Network (PEPNet) identified and examined problems, challenges, and issues that academic and psychoeducational tests pose for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Participants in the summit included specialists on deafness and educational testing; individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing; test and test accommodation developers; language and communication researchers; academicians; K-12 educators and administrators; health professionals; and clinicians with extensive experience in psychoeducational evaluation. They are Barbara Boyd, Stephanie W. Cawthon, Carol Funckes, Mary Huffnell, Luisa Sables, Lisa Coyner, Dan Farley, Peter Hauser, Rebecca Sills, and Robert Weinstock. The Test Equity Summit co-facilitators are Ruth Loew and Judith Mounty. A Glossary of Summit Terminology is included.
PEPNet-West. California State University, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330. Tel: 818-677-2611; Fax: 818-677-4899; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS)
Authoring Institution: PEPNet-West
Identifiers - Location: Colorado