What are the barriers in testing for deaf students?

Deaf students are a highly diverse population with a broad range of language and cultural backgrounds. They do not have full access to language with instruction in English-based classrooms, even with accommodations. These issues create obstacles to fair and equitable testing; accommodations may help reduce barriers encountered in test accessibility. To learn more about deaf students and testing,  NDC Learn offers two free Testing Equity self-paced online courses.

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Updated on July 29, 2022

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