Test Access & Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

This manual provides information and tools to assist Committees on Special Education (CSEs) and Section 504 Multidisciplinary Teams (MDT) in making appropriate decisions for determining needed testing accommodations for individual students with disabilities. The manual also provides policy and guidelines for documenting and implementing testing accommodations for classroom, districtwide and State assessments. This document is intended to be used in conjunction with the following documents:

School Administrator’s Manuals distributed by the Office of State Assessment for:

      • Elementary and Intermediate-Level Tests - http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/osa/

      • Regents Examinations, Regents Competency Tests,

        and Proficiency Examinations - http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/osa/

Testing Accommodations Manual - May 2006.pdf, 437.30 KB; (Last Modified on December 30, 2014)