Accommodations for Test Takers with Disabilities or Health-related Needs
The Massachusetts High School Equivalency Office and our two test vendors are committed to serving test takers with disabilities and health-related needs by providing accommodations that are appropriate given the purpose of the test and the diagnosed disabilities of the candidate. Disability categories include but are not limited to:
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
- Psychological or psychiatric disorders
- Learning and other cognitive disabilities
- Physical disorders/chronic health disabilities
- Intellectual disabilities
- Hearing and visual impairment
Available accommodations include but are not limited to:
- Extended time
- Private Room
- Additional break time
- Reader/recorded audio
- Large print/screen magnification
- Scribe/keyboard entry aid
The accommodations process varies slightly depending on whether you are intending to take the GED © test or the HiSET®.
For more information about accommodations on the GED © test, including the application process and forms, available accommodations, and contact information for the GED © Disabilities Department, go to the GED © Testing website.
For more information about accommodations on the HiSET®, including the application process and forms, available accommodations, and contact information for the ETS HiSET® Disabilities Services, go to the HiSET® website.