Supports, Modifications, and Accommodations for Students

_________________________________ Alert! Alert!  Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Supports, Modifications, and Accommodations for Students at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/accommodations/ _________________________________ September … [Read more...]

Accommodations in Assessment

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of Accommodations in Assessment at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/iep-assessments/_________________________________September 2010This info in Spanish … [Read more...]

Assessment and Accommodations

by Stephen D. Luke, Ed.D., & Amanda Schwartz, Ph.D.Evidence for Education, Volume 2, Issue 1, 2007 Resources updated, October 2010Download PDFTable of Contents Introduction The Big Picture: Expectations, Content, and Testing Deciding Which Accommodations a Student Needs Types of Accommodations What Does the Research Say? What About Alternate Assessments? The Value of Progress Monitoring Conclusion References The world is full of examples of accommodations … [Read more...]

Synthesizing the Effects of Test Accommodations for Special Education and Limited English Proficient Students

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 20 describes the following: Title | Synthesizing the Effects of Test Accommodations for Special Education and Limited English Proficient Students Author | Chiu, C.W.T., & Pearson, P.D. Source | Paper presented at the National Conference on Large Scale Assessment, June 13-16, Snowbird, UT. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 433 362) Year Published | 1999 Abstract Test accommodations for special … [Read more...]

The Effects of Test Accommodation on Test Performance: A Review of the Literature

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 74 describes the following: Title | The Effects of Test Accommodation on Test Performance: A Review of the Literature Authors | Sireci, S.G., Li, S., & Scarpati, S. Source | Center for Educational Assessment, Research Report No. 485.  Amherst, MA:  School of Education, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Year Published | 2006 Abstract Over 150 studies pertaining to test accommodations were identified … [Read more...]

Academic accommodations for students with learning disabilities

Understanding the implications of learning disabilities, preparing to teach students with diverse characteristics, and learning to accommodate students with learning disabilities are essential for faculty and staff to provide academic and career opportunities for these students that are equivalent to those provided to their non disabled peers. This resource from DO-IT discusses the learning characteristics of those with LD, and provides guidance on … [Read more...]

Accommodations: Instructional and testing supports for students with disabilities

Accommodations: Instructional and Testing Supports for Students with Disabilities is a professional development and training module for educators. The module provides an overview of accommodations for students with disabilities. (posted April 24, 2013)http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/acc/chalcycle.htm … [Read more...]

NOTICE: NICHCY is going away, but its resources are not. Find hundreds of legacy NICHCY publications, as well as our training curriculum on IDEA 2004, in the Center for Parent Information and Resources' Library at http://www.parentcenterhub.org/resources. This website will remain available until September 30, 2014. After that date, web visitors will be automatically redirected to http://www.parentcenterhub.org.