Taking a test is an opportunity to demonstrate what you know and, in some cases, your readiness for the next step in your education or career. However, as a test taker with a disability, you may have found that tests also can pose disability-related barriers, potentially preventing you from demonstrating your true knowledge and skills.
It’s helpful to have a good understanding of the nature of your test and which accommodations might be appropriate for you. The five steps below will help you learn about test format, break times and test site accessibility conditions, and will explain how to prepare your request for accommodations and your supporting documentation.
To download the PDF version of this page, view Tips for Test Takers with Disabilities (PDF).