Accommodations for dysgraphia in examinations

Accommodations for dysgraphia in examinations

On 10/01/11, H. Mom wrote:
> My homeschooled son has dysgraphia.  An iPod allows him to
> easily type answers to essay questions. Would this type of
> accommodation be allowed in your classroom?
> Why or why not?

At my university he would take his tests in the Disabled
Students  Center and be allowed to use his iPod. They provide
supervision,  distraction free environments, and extended
time–among other  things. If iPods were generally allowed in
the classroom for  tests it would be an invitation for some
students to cheat.

Posted by: bernoulli on 10/04/11

Teachers.net:  http://teachers.net/mentors/professors/topic2435/10.04.11.06.54.35.html

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Maria Chivers is married with two children and lives in Swindon, UK. Maria is an international author and writes on: Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia; Dyspraxia; ADHD and other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs).
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