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ERIC Number: EJ806403
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0264-6196
A Taxonomy of Assessment Accommodations for Students with Vision Impairments in Australian Schools
Steer, Michael; Gale, Gillian; Gentle, Frances
British Journal of Visual Impairment, v25 n2 p169-177 2007
Educational accommodations for students with vision impairments are alterations in the way that an assessment or a test is administered. These alterations are not made to give the student an advantage, but to level the playing field with sighted peers. The authors provide for the educational practitioner a taxonomy of these types of accommodation as well as identifying the several principles underlying accommodation policies that are intended to maximize the participation of students with vision impairments.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia