Using objective data sources to enhance teacher judgments about test accommodations

This quantitative research study compared the overall test performance of students with and without learning disabilities under standard conditions and with each of three accommodations: extended time, large print, and read aloud. Large print test accommodations significantly improved the overall test performance for students with and without learning disabilities.

Author: 
Fuchs, L. S., & Fuchs, D.
Year: 
2000
Source: 
Exceptional Children, 67(1), 67
Type: 
Related Research
Content Area: 
reading
Grade Level: 
early elementary
intermediate elementary
IDEA Disability Category: 
autism
emotional disturbance
major-other health impairment
specific learning disability
speech or language impairment
Instructional Support: 
multimedia products and projects
multiple formats of text and notation