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AUCD: Poster Symposium: Diagnostic & Clinical Services: Assessment Support Needs for People with Intellectual Disability


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Kathryn Burke, M.Ed.,
Institute on Disabilities, UCEDD

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The researcher examined the literature on assessments for people with intellectual disability to identify support needs and suggested modifications and accommodations. Three major findings emerged: a dearth of literature on the topic, comprehension challenges with assessment items, and insufficient supports aligned with assessments. Recommendations for research and practice are provided.

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