My daughter’s evaluation results said, she “may experience difficulty in retrieving phonological information from long-term or permanent memory, as well as difficulty executing a sequence of operations quickly and repeatedly.”
She has a Section 504 Plan. Despite her allowance for extended testing time she has been denied both by the ACT and the SAT testing organizations.
Review the ACT and SAT Requirements
The ACT requires a “professionally diagnosed condition, appropriate documentation on file at school, and extended time used on tests in school due to disability”. http://www.actstudent.org/regist/disab/chart.html
The SAT required documentation is listed on page 2 of this list of instructions for the application for accommodations form. http://www.collegeboard.com/prod_downloads/ssd/eligibility_form_instructions.pdf
The full information about applying for accommodations on the SAT is here. http://professionals.collegeboard.com/testing/ssd/application/apply
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