What are typical accommodations for students with learning disabilities?
Although each situation is different and the student is the best source of information regarding useful accommodations, the following accommodations are typical for a student with a learning disability:
- Note takers and/or audiotaped class sessions, captioned films
- Extra exam time, alternative testing arrangements
- Visual, aural, and tactile instructional demonstrations
- Computer with voice output, spelling checker, and grammar checker
For more information on accommodations for students with learning disabilities, consult Working Together: Faculty and Students with Disabilities and the video presentation Building the Team: Faculty, Staff, and Students Working Together.
For specific information about computer-based accommodations for individuals with learning disabilities, consult Working Together: Computers and People with Learning Disabilities or view the video by the same title.
Last update or review: January 24, 2013