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Hawaii State Test Accommodation Guide for Calculator (Specialized) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Hawaii-State-Test-Accommodation-Guide-for-Calculator.pdf
Updated September 03, 2020
Table 1. Questions to Guide School IEP-504 Teams for Calculator (Specialized) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Table-1-Questions-to-Guide-School-IEP-504-Teams-for-Calculator.pdf
Updated September 03, 2020
The Calculator (CAL) (Specialized) test accommodation allows for a specialized calculator to a student in Grade 6 or above who is unable to use the online calculator that is available on the state tests in mathematics. Examples of specialized calculators include: a large button/large display calculator, a calculator built into an assistive technology device, an adapted keyboard calculator, a voice activated calculator, a talking calculator, or a braille calculator. The CAL accommodation can only be used on calculator-allowed math problems.
Hawaii State Test Accommodation Guide for Low-Risk Accommodations /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Hawaii-State-Test-Accommodation-Guide-for-Low-Risk-Accommodations.pdf
Updated September 09, 2020
Table 2. Questions to Guide School IEP-504 Teams for Low-Risk Accommodations /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Table-2-Questions-to-Guide-School-IEP-504-Teams-for-Low-Risk-Accommodations.pdf
Updated September 09, 2020
“Low-risk” test accommodations are available to students with documented physical or sensory disabilities such as blindness, deafness, or motor disabilities. The potential impact on test validity is low. These Low-Risk test accommodations are: 100s Number Table (NT), Abacus (AB), Alternate Response Options (ARO), American Sign Language (ASL), various Braille forms, and Closed Captioning (CC).
Hawaii State Test Accommodation Guide for Multiplication Table /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Hawaii-State-Test-Accommodation-Guide-for-Multiplication-Table.pdf
Updated September 03, 2020
Table 1. Questions to Guide School IEP-504 Teams for Multiplication Table /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Table-1-Questions-to-Guide-School-IEP-504-Teams-for-Multiplication-Table.pdf
Updated September 03, 2020
The Multiplication Table (MT) state test accommodation is specifically limited to students who have a documented and persistent calculation disability (e.g., dyscalculia) that significantly impedes their ability to demonstrate conceptual and procedural understanding of mathematics. The MT accommodation can be used on all items in state tests, including those that do not allow the use of a calculator. The MT accommodation is not appropriate for students who are struggling with mathematics.
Hawaii State Test Accommodation Guide for Print on Demand /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Hawaii-State-Test-Accommodation-Guide-for-Print-On-Demand.pdf
Updated September 02, 2020
Table 1. Questions to Guide School IEP-504 Teams for Print on Demand /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Table-1-Questions-to-Guide-School-IEP-504-Teams-for-Print-On-Demand.pdf
Updated September 02, 2020
The Print on Demand (POD) state test accommodation is available to students with disabilities that prevent them from responding to the assessment when it is delivered on the computer screen, e.g., students with sight limitations or disabilities related to the processing of digital presentations of information. IEP/504 Plan students should be given the option to apply other accessibility supports, including the Zoom universal tool or Magnification and Masking designated supports, prior to assigning the POD accommodation. The POD testing accommodation is strictly controlled due to concerns about test item security.
Hawaii State Test Accommodation Guide for Scribe /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Hawaii-State-Test-Accommodation-Guide-for-Scribe.pdf
Updated September 04, 2020
Table 1. Questions to Guide School IEP-504 Teams for Scribe /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Table-1-Questions-to-Guide-School-IEP-504-Teams-for-Scribe.pdf
Updated September 04, 2020

The Scribe (SC) state test accommodation allows students who are unable to type independently to have a human scribe to transfer their spoken words into print. The Scribe accommodation is available for the long-write essays on the English Language Arts (ELA) state tests. Due to potential human error by a scribe, the alternative accommodation, Speech-to-Text, is preferred.

Note: This accommodation is also available at the Designated Support level for all other portions of the state tests.

Hawaii State Test Accommodation Guide for Speech-to-Text /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Hawaii-State-Test-Accommodation-Guide-for-Speech-To-Text.pdf
Updated September 04, 2020
Table 1. Questions to Guide School IEP-504 Teams for Speech-to-Text /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Table-1-Questions-to-Guide-School-IEP-504-Teams-for-Speech-To-Text.pdf
Updated September 04, 2020
The Speech-to-Text (STT) state test accommodation is available to students with a motor or processing disability or a recent injury (such as a broken hand or arm). The STT accommodation provides a means for producing an essay response (long-write essays) on the ELA tests. The STT accommodation allows students to demonstrate their composition skills by translating their spoken thoughts electronically into text. Students must be able to independently use the STT software to edit the text produced.
Hawaii State Test Accommodation Guide for Text-to-Speech and Read Aloud /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Hawaii-State-Test-Accommodation-Guide-for-Text-To-Speech-and-Read-Aloud.pdf
Updated September 02, 2020
Table 1. Questions to Guide School IEP-504 Teams for Text-to-Speech and Read Aloud /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Table-1-Questions-to-Guide-School-IEP-504-Teams-for-Text-To-Speech-and-Read-Aloud.pdf
Updated September 02, 2020

The Text-to-Speech (TTS) and Read Aloud (RA) state test accommodations are available to students who have documented evidence of a profound or severe decoding/reading disability or who are blind or have significant visual impairments but have not learned to read braille. As a result, these students' disabilities severely limit their ability to comprehend or decode written text. The TTS and RA accommodations only apply to the ELA Computer Adaptive Test Reading Passages. The accommodations provide audio or oral delivery of the Reading Passages. 

Note: Both of these accommodations are also available at the Designated Support level for all other portions of the state tests.

Hawaii State Test Accommodation Guide for Word Prediction /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Hawaii-State-Test-Accommodation-Guide-for-Word-Prediction.pdf
Updated September 04, 2020
Table 1. Questions to Guide School IEP-504 Teams for Word Predication /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Table-1-Questions-to-Guide-School-IEP-504-Teams-for-Word-Prediction.pdf
Updated September 04, 2020
The Word Prediction (WP) state test accommodation is available to students who have documented motor or orthopedic disabilities as well as severe learning disabilities that prevent them from recalling, processing, or expressing written language. The WP accommodation assists these students to compose their ELA long-write essays on the ELA state tests. The WP accommodation provides a student with a predictive software program that takes what the student types as the first one, two, or three letters of a word and generates a suggested word.