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Access Arrangements & Special Consideration; A guide for Centres

This booklet is intended to assist centres entering candidates who:  have permanent or long-term special needs;  suffer from medical conditions which affect performance at the time of the examinations;  have sat examinations under adverse conditions due to illness, bereavement, etc. There are a large number of Access Arrangements which might be agreed. For example;  Candidates with communication difficulties may have problems with written communication skills. Such candidates may need extra time to complete written work, or they may need the assistance of a writer or the use of a word processor.  Candidates with cognitive and learning difficulties may require extra time for examinations, and they may also need assistance with reading the question paper and/or writing the answers.  Candidates with sensory and physical needs might need extra time, a reader, a sign language interpreter or the use of a word processor or a scribe. In addition, they may require a question paper with modified print (enlarged or brailled) or modified language (simplified).  Candidates with behavioural or emotional needs might need rest breaks, separate invigilation or accommodation arrangements. They might also need extra time, a reader or a writer. This booklet contains a comprehensive summary of the more common Access Arrangements which are available However, each case will be considered individually, and centres are free to request Access Arrangements other than those included here.
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