Stage E Types of Accomodations

STAGE E: IEP Meeting Resource Packet
Description: Common types of support services to consider based on your child’s disability and needs.
A change that helps a student overcome the disability without lowering the instructional level, content, or
performance requirements. Including:
 Assistive technology for
 Extra time to complete
 Large print, visual or graphic
calculation, spelling, grammar,
assignments or tests, break
organizers, sign language,
screen reading, magnification,
up testing over several
Braille and Nemeth code,
and audio amplification
days, or change order of
tactile graphics, or
subjects in tests
 Answer questions or take tests
 Take tests individually, or in  Audiotaping or verbally deliver
orally or dictated, or using
a separate room, or in a
the material that is taught
assistive technology
small group
 Student/peer tutor
 Small group or one-on-one
 Adjusting seat arrangement
or lighting, providing noise
A change in the curriculum content and the level of performance expected from the student to accommodate
the student’s disability.
 Outline answers for essay
 Special training in substitute of
 Revised books or materials
regular class on certain subject
on the same subject
 Spell-check programs
 Calculator on a math test
 Rephrasing questions on
the test to a simpler
 Film or video supplements to
 Flexible forms of presentation on
 Closed-ended multiple
aid in reading comprehension
a written assignment
choice questions instead
of open-ended questions
Specially designed instruction
An individually designed content, methodology, or delivery of instruction to address the unique needs of the
child in receiving education from the general curriculum,1 including:
 Step-by-step instructions in
 Verbally answer math
 Providing opportunities to
hands-on practice and giving
timely feedback
 Visual representations or
 Additional 20 minutes of
 Teaching vocabulary before
graphic depictions
instruction beyond the core
instructing on the assignment
 Talking through problems with  Combining the use of
 Using concrete examples,
students and reflecting on
independent working and
pictorial representations in
students’ attempts to solve
group learning
teaching abstract or symbolic
problems or concepts
34 C.F.R. § 300.39(b)(3).
STAGE E: IEP Meeting Resource Packet
Related services
Services to assist a child with a disability in general education2 and help correct problematic behavior
 Qualified professionals to help  Medical services such as
 Physical therapy addressing a
children in decision-making,
bladder catheterization,
child’s posture, muscle
health awareness,
tracheostomy tube suctioning,
strength, mobility, behavior in
rehabilitation, goal-setting,
positioning, and monitoring of
educational environments; or
and personality development
preventing the progression of
 Extended school year ,
 Occupational therapy for self-  Psychological services, such as
continuing educational
help skills, social etiquette,
counseling, social work
instruction during summer
safety training, behavioral
services, and positive behavior
break to consolidate learning
therapy, sensory-motor
processing, and athletic skills
 Orientation and mobility
 Interpreting services, such as
 Speech-language therapy and
training for children with
oral translation and cued
audiology services, such as
visual impairments
hearing aids or clinics
 Recreation or therapeutic
 Transportation from and to
school, and on campus
Supplementary services
Other services enabling children with disabilities to be educated with nondisabled children to the maximum
extent appropriate; such services will only be a part of the FAPE if it is necessary to the children’s needs.5
 Assistive technology, such as a  Home/School collaboration,
 Adapted materials, such as
word processor, special
books on tape, large print, or
software, or a communication
with other professionals, such
highlighted notes
as parent counseling
 Special education training for
 Peer tutors
 One-on-one aide
child’s teacher or other
supporting professional
For more information and examples on how to choose strategies for your children, please see;;;;
34 C.F.R. § 300.34; see also
34 C.F.R. § 300.106.
34 C.F.R. § 324(2)(i).
71 Fed. Reg. 46570, 46573.