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Test Taking Resources

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A rich collection of resources is available to those who wish to know more about test-taking resources and accommodations for students with disabilities. The following resources provide a good start.

Binghamton University Testing Accommodation Site.
An example of policies and procedures for students and faculty as well as some examples of testing accommodations.

California Community Colleges Guidelines for Producing Instructional and Other Printed Materials in Alternate Media for Persons with Disabilities.
Sets forth guidelines for colleges to use in responding to requests for materials in alternate media.

The Educational Testing Service Network. Office of Disability Policy web site and educational testing service.
Information for applicants with disabilities who seek approval of reasonable testing accommodations.

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A searchable collection of questions and answers, case studies, and promising practices of interest to postsecondary faculty members.