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Finding a Way Through: Working With Students Who Have Learning Disabilities . LSAC Academic Assistance Topical Workshop St. Mary’s University School of Law San Antonio, Texas October 21-22, 2011. Understanding Accommodations . Who is asking for accommodations?

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finding a way through working with students who have learning disabilities

Finding a Way Through: Working With Students Who Have Learning Disabilities

LSAC Academic Assistance

Topical Workshop

St. Mary’s University School of Law

San Antonio, Texas

October 21-22, 2011

understanding accommodations
Understanding Accommodations
  • Who is asking for accommodations?
  • What kind of accommodations are they getting?
  • What is the process for seeking accommodations?
types of accommodations requested
Types of Accommodations Requested
  • Additional Test Time
  • Additional Rest Time
  • Separate Testing Room
  • Alternate Format; e.g. large print
  • Alternate Answer Sheet
  • Use of a Reader
  • Use of a Scribe
  • Extended Break
  • Permission to have food/drink
type of disabilities impairments for which accommodations sought
Type of Disabilities/Impairments for which Accommodations Sought
  • Learning Disorders
    • Reading Disorder
    • Math Disorder
    • Written Language Disorder
    • Processing Speed Disorder
    • Learning Disorder Not Otherwise Specified
  • Attention Deficit Disorders
neurological impairments
Neurological Impairments
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Quadriplegia
  • Paraplegia
  • Stroke
  • Brain tumor
  • Traumatic brain injury
physical impairments
Physical Impairments
  • Diabetes
  • Degenerative disk disease
  • Back pain
  • Migraines
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Arthritis
psychological disorders
Psychological Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Depression
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
visual impairments
Visual Impairments
  • Binocular dysfunction
  • Blindness
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular degeneration
  • Low vision
other
Other
  • Lupus
  • Allergies
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Large Size
  • Pregnancy
requests by type of disability 2010 2011 testing year
Requests by Type of Disability 2010-2011 Testing Year
  • Learning Disability: 645
  • ADHD: 604
  • Visual: 225
  • Neurological: 205
  • Physical: 206
  • Psychological: 146
  • Other: 122
  • Hearing: 19
requests for accommodations of learning disabilities 2010 2011 testing year
Requests for Accommodations of Learning Disabilities 2010- 2011 Testing Year
  • Total Number of Requests: 645
  • Number Granted Additional Time: 264
  • Number Granted Acc—No Addt’t Time: 2
  • Small Requests: 40
  • Denied: 148
  • Incomplete: 161
  • Late: 21
  • Not Registered: 9
requests for accommodation of adhd 2010 2011 testing year
Requests for Accommodation of ADHD2010-2011 Testing Year
  • Total Number of Requests: 604
  • Number Granted Additional Time: 138
  • Number Grant Acc-No Addt’l Time: 4
  • Small Requests: 25
  • Denied: 213
  • Incomplete: 179
  • Late: 35
  • Not Registered: 10
questions comments
Questions/Comments

Please do not hesitate to direct any questions and/or comments to my attention:

Joan E. Van Tol

General Counsel

Law School Admission Council

Telephone: 215.968.1137

Email: [email protected]

Facsimile: 215.968.1169

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