Specific and individualized instructional, environmental and assessment strategies required for a student to meet curriculum expectations for a grade/course. Examples of accommodations include: extra time for tests/assignments, scribing of answers, use of assistive technology, preferential seating, chunking of information, frequent breaks and human resources. Specific accommodations are also permitted for provincial EQAO assessments. EQAO distributes guidelines yearly, regarding the permitted accommodations.
• Extra time for processing information;
• Oral and written instructions;
• Use of visuals;
• Photocopies of notes;
• Study guides;
• Use of manipulative or concrete materials;
• Chunking of information;
• Colour coding of information;
• Small group instruction.
Guide for permitted accommodations on EQAO testing.