Special Populations

  • The Accessibility Guidelines contain the accessibility features policies and procedures for the DeSSA, DeSSA-Alt, WIDA Assessments and SAT. The complete guide includes all of the appendices or you can access the guidelines by sections provided below.

    Questions can be directed to Michelle Jackson at Michelle.Jackson@doe.k12.de.us

     

    COMPLETE Accessibility Guidelines Manual  Released November 18, 2021

    12/8/2021 – Revised Appendix C-1 to replace the X with N/A to improve readability.

    1/20/2022 - Minor typos, Added Human Interpreter-Native Language description to Appendix A-2; Appendix C-1 - Checkboxes added to Listening, Speaking, Writing for IR accommodation.

    1/26/2022 – Appendix C-1 – revised. Accommodations changed to mirror DRC Insight.

    2/14/2022 – Appendix C-3 and Appendix A-3 revised to add details for Large Print and Braille ordering. Revised Appendix C-4 to add PSAT as a checkbox option.

    2/23/2022 – Appendix C-2 wording changed to update Test Format description

    2/24/2022 – The row for Accommodations on Page 10 of Appendix A-2 was incorrectly labeled a Designated support. This has been fixed. In the complete guide, Appendix A-1 has Scribe for ELL or Gen Ed  has been changed to say Scribe. This will be fixed in TIDE as well.

SECTION I: INTRODUCTION

SECTION II: LEARNER CONSIDERATIONS

SECTION III: DeSSA CONTENT ASSESSMENTS

SECTION IV: DeSSA-ALTERNATE ASSESSMENT

SECTION V: ACCESS 2.0

SECTION VI: SAT

APPENDIX E: ACRONYMS

Last Modified on April 11, 2022