Disability provisions: evidence

ACE 10005

Last Updated: 23 September 2015

When an application is submitted, evidence must be included indicating the precise nature of the disability and the consequent effect on examination performance.

A student with a disability may be affected in a variety of ways in an examination. For example:

  1. difficulty in reading and comprehending written questions
  2. severe spelling difficulty which impedes communication
  3. difficulty expressing thoughts in writing
  4. illegible or extremely slow writing.

See Disability provisions case studies for information on examples of difficulties in examinations, possible provisions and evidence required in an application for disability provisions.