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2006Research Conference | June 15–16

This conference highlighted the work of invited speakers, independent researchers who have received grant funds from the Institute of Education Sciences, and trainees supported through predoctoral training grants and postdoctoral fellowships. The presentations are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the U.S. Department of Education or the Institute of Education Sciences.
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, N.W.
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Partnership for Accessible Reading Assessment: Improving Accessibility of Large-Scale Reading Assessments for Students with Disabilities

Martha Thurlow, University of Minnesota
Ross Moen, University of Minnesota
Christopher Johnstone, University of Minnesota
Kristi Liu, University of Minnesota

Abstract: This poster provides an overview of the I.E.S.-funded "Partnership for Accessible Reading Assessment." We will report findings from preliminary studies and show how research findings will be used to produce principles, strategies, and tools that can help states and vendors make large-scale reading assessment accessible to students with disabilities.