The state GED® Office and the national GED® Testing Service are committed to ensuring access to the GED® test for all individuals with disabilities and support the intention of the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAAA).
The purpose of accommodations is to provide candidates with full access to the GED® test. However, accommodations are not a guarantee of improved performance or test completion. GED® Testing Service provides reasonable and appropriate accommodations to individuals with documented disabilities who demonstrate a need for accommodations. GED® test accommodations may include things such as:
- A separate testing room
- Extra testing time
- Extra breaks
Types of disabilities that may be approved for accommodations include:
- Intellectual Disabilities
- Learning and other Cognitive Disabilities
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
- Psychological and Psychiatric Disorders
- Physical Disorders and Chronic Health Conditions
Test accommodations are individualized and considered on a case-by-case basis.