The College Board will provide accommodations, similar to those provided in school, for students with documented disabilities. The College Board must approve accommodations prior to testing. In order to simplify the process for schools and their students requesting testing accommodations, the College Board uses a common eligibility form for its testing programs – the PSAT/NMSQT, the SAT Program, and the Advanced Placement Program. Only one SSD Student Eligibility Form needs to be submitted for each student for as long as the student remains in her/his school district, unless the school indicates that accommodations have changed.
- Have a disability that necessitates testing accommodations
- Have documentation on file at the school that supports the need for the requested accommodations and meets the Guidelines for Documentation
- Receive and use requested accommodations due to a disability for school-based tests.
Students who do not meet all these requirements may apply for an appeal.
For more information regarding the SSD, contact the counseling office or visit www.collegeboard.com/ssd.