November 4, 2010 | Articles

Accommodations Angst

Extra time. More breaks. A small, quiet room. Seeking such accommodations on entrance exams can be a journey of angst for students with learning disabilities and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A new set of federal regulations, published in September and effective in March, could smooth the path.

In theory, says Jo Anne Simon, a New York disability rights lawyer, the new rules will mean “schools and parents will not have to jump through hoops.” But she and other lawyers worry about compliance by testing agencies.

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Source: The New York Times, November 4, 2010

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