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Other Accommodations

Examples of accommodations available on College Board tests

The following examples of accommodations available from the College Board ensure that eligible students get the accommodations they need. Please note these are only examples—the list is not exhaustive.


  • Large print (14 pt., 20 pt.)
  • Reader  (Note:  Reader reads entire test)
  • Fewer items on each page
  • Colored paper
  • Use of a highlighter
  • Sign/orally present instructions
  • Visual magnification (magnifier or magnifying machine)
  • Auditory amplification
  • Audiocassette
  • Colored overlays
  • Braille
  • Braille graphs
  • Braille device for written responses
  • Plastic covered pages of the test booklet


  • Verbal; dictated to scribe
  • Tape recorder
  • Computer without spell check/grammar/cut & paste features
  • Record answers in test booklet
  • Large block answer sheet


  • Frequent breaks
  • Extended time
  • Multiple day (may or may not include extra time)
  • Specified time of day


  • Small group setting
  • Private room
  • Screens to block out distractions
  • Special lighting
  • Special acoustics
  • Adaptive/special furniture/tools
  • Alternative test site (with proctor present)
  • Preferential seating

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  • Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD)
  • College Board SSD Program
  • P.O. Box 8060
  • Mt. Vernon, Illinois 62864-0060
  • Phone: (609) 771-7137
  • FAX: (866) 360-0114
  • TTY: (609) 882-4118
  • Email:
  • Phones are available between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. (Eastern Time), Monday through Friday. You may also contact PSAT/NMSQT, SAT or AP for specific information about each program.

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