Disability provisions: evidence
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:
- difficulty in reading and comprehending written questions
- severe spelling difficulty which impedes communication
- difficulty expressing thoughts in writing
- 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.