Quick Guide to Accommodations on the SAT
Based on the questions we receive about accommodations on college boards (SATs), there is a great deal of confusion about how to obtain accommodations on the SAT. We decided there is a need for a quick guide to accommodations on the college boards (SATs). Our research editor, Sue Whitney, provided the information in this Quick Guide to Accommodations on the SAT.
The College Board's Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) provides a broad range of accommodations, such as Braille tests, large print, and extended time, to students who provide documentation of a disability.
Proof of Disability
Information about proving that a child has a disability and needs accommodations flow from this page, "Providing testing accommodations for students with disabilities".
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Examples of accommodations available on College Board tests.
Applying for accommodations on College Board Tests.
Accommodations must be needed: Requirements
Accommodations must be requested: Eligibility
Documentation required for an accommodations request.
In essence, to be eligible for accommodations, a student must have a documented disability.
This documentation should:
Go here for more information about what documentation is required for specific disabilities.
Timelines for submitting the Student Eligibility Form.
How to Avoid the Top 10 Mistakes When Applying for Accommodations
Responsibilities of the School
Find out What Happens After Approval.