Dr. Winarick published an article on PsychologyEverywhere.com discussing understanding extended time on standardized tests, and who is eligible for extended time. He writes,
Education should be fair for everyone. Some of us have issues that require more time on standardized tests in order to truly measure our abilities. Understanding who is eligible and how to apply is important for college-age students and their parents.
There are many common conditions that can make one eligible for extended time on standardized tests, such as dyslexia or ADHD. When those who need accommodation are given the time, the pressure is taken off and they are better equipped to succeed. In order to receive extended time from The College Board, someone who wants to apply needs to get an evaluation, diagnosis, and documentation of their condition.
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