By Geri Coleman Tucker
Some kids with learning and attention issues may be allowed to use accommodations when taking standardized tests. Here are some examples of the types of accommodations available.
Geri Coleman Tucker is a freelance writer and editor and a former deputy managing editor for USA Today.
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There are a lot more accommodations that are not discussed like extended breaks, really important, double time, and taking tests longer than 4 hours over 2 days. Both the ACT and SAT will do double time over 2 days with extended breaks if required. Taking the time and fatigue issue out really makes a difference to a kid with dyslexia. The ones discussed are on there web sites but I know students that have gotten all these accommodations and we are in the process of getting them
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