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Assistive Technology Manual (formerly known as Braille Requirements and Testing Manual) 2019-2020 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Assistive-Technology-Manual_2019-2020.pdf
Updated April 13, 2020
Smarter Balanced Braille Option Guide 2019-2020 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/SB_Braille_Option_Guide_2019-2020.pdf
Smarter Balanced Braille Test Administration Manual Insert for Summative Assessments (2019-20) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Braille-Insert-SB-Summative-Assessments-2019-2020.pdf
Sample Braille Ready Format (BRF) File /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/brfsample.brf
Sample Printer Output File (PRN) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/prnsample1.prn

This manual provides information on administering the Hawaii Smarter Balanced Assessments to students who will use assistive technologies to access their tests, including students who require the Braille accommodation. A short Braille Options Guide for Hawaii Smarter Balanced Assessments and a short Smarter Balanced Braille TAM Insert for Summative Assessments are also available.

Sample BRF and PRN files are available for configuring printing software.

The Refreshable Braille Display instructional video explains how students will experience a computer-based test using the Refreshable Braille Display during test administration.

Crosswalk of Accessibility Features Across State Assessments in Hawai‘i 2019-2020 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Crosswalk-of-Accessibility-Features-Across-State-Assessments-in-Hawaii_2019-2020.pdf
Updated December 23, 2019

This document is intended to inform the selection and administration of universal tools, designated supports, and accommodations on statewide assessments. This document is supported by the respective Test Administration Manuals for each of the assessments.

Instructions for Using Embedded Glossaries 2019-2020 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Instructions-For-Using-Embedded-Glossaries-2019-2020.pdf

This document provides instructions for Test Administrators and students to access the embedded glossaries.

Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations Guidelines 2019-2020 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/2019_Usability-Accessibility-and-Accommodations-Guidelines.pdf
Updated December 23, 2019
Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations Guidelines FAQ 2019-2020 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Usability-Accessibility-and-Accommodations-Guidelines-FAQ-2019-2020.pdf
Accessibility Resources: Test Administration Comparison /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Accessibility-Resources-Test-Administration-Comparison-2019-2020.pdf

These guidelines present the current universal tools, designated supports, and accommodations adopted by the Smarter Balanced states to ensure valid assessment results for all students taking its assessments.