Accommodations: What they are and how they work
Accommodations are changes that remove barriers and provide your child with equal access to learning. Accommodations don’t change what your child is learning — they change how your child is learning.
Accommodations, modifications, and alternate assessments: How they affect instruction and assessment
Your child may be eligible for modifications to help him succeed in the classroom - and on standardized tests.
Section 504 updated: greater eligibility and accommodations for students with LD, ADHD
Learn about recent improvements made to Section 504, a civil rights law that now provides protection and accommodations to even more students with LD and/or AD/HD.
Getting accommodations in class
Learn about strategies your child's teacher can use to help your child be more successful.
Implications of High-Stakes Testing for Students With Learning Disabilities
High school exit exams (sometimes called high-stakes tests) pose risks for students with learning disabilities. Find out how to address them in your school district.
Having an IEP doesn't guarantee accommodations on college admissions tests.
Assessing Students With Learning Disabilities Under No Child Left Behind
Make informed choices about state assessments your child with learning disabilities is required to take.
Transition to work: helping teens prepare for typical employer questions
For young adults with learning disabilities, answering an employer's questions about learning difficulties takes self-awareness and preparation. Learn how to get ready for that conversation!
Attorney Paul Grossman on legal rights for college students with LD
There are no IEPs in college, but there are protections under federal law for students with learning disabilities.