Archive for September, 2012

Required Services May Include Air-Conditioning

Air-conditioning may be an accommodation your child with a disability needs to participate in school. While not a specifically listed service or accommodation in either IDEA 2004 or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the school district could be required to provide air-conditioning for certain children with disabilities. IDEA 2004 states as part of its […]

Your Child May Be Eligible for ACT Test Modifications

The State of Illinois requires all high school juniors (unless exempted) to take the ACT as part of the Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE). Your child can apply for certain accommodations when taking the ACT test. The most common accommodation requested is extended time. However, other accommodations, including taking the test over multiple days, using […]