Precious’ Story: Extended Time for Testing

Oct 19, 2020

[Subtitles available in English & Spanish | Subtítulos disponibles en español y inglés]

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At the beginning of a test, I typically have my teacher and interpreter right there in front of me.

My teacher will explain the rules and expectations of the test. The interpreter will then sit off to the side while I take the test.

Having extended time is important because it gives me time to read through the test without rushing thus allowing me the time to figure out the right answers to the questions.

My extended time accommodation is the most important thing for me because it gives me time to really go through the test, especially with so much English grammar because I will have to translate English to ASL and then back to English. This helps me not to rush and not to panic about time running out.

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