Guidelines for Candidates
Read this document prior to applying for GED Testing Accommodations to ensure that your disability meets the guidelines to receive special testing accommodations.
- Guidelines for Evaluators
An "Evaluator" is the professional diagnostician (typically a doctor or psychologist) who will be providing documentation supporting the candidate's need for accommodations.
Candidates: Please make sure that your Evaluator has a copy of the Evaluator Guidelines document that matches the type of application you are applying for. Give this document to the Evaluator at the same time that you give him or her your Accommodations Application to fill out.
Applications and Other Forms
Please apply for GED Testing Accommodations by choosing one of the applications listed below:
- Learning and Other Cognitive Disabilities Application (PDF)
- Intellectual Disabilities Application (PDF)
- Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder Application (PDF)
- Psychological and Psychiatric Disorder Application (PDF)
- Physical Disorders and Chronic Health Conditions Application (PDF)
Other important forms:
- Accommodations Appeal (PDF)
You may complete this form if one or more of your requested accommodations was not approved
- Request for Extension of Accommodations (PDF)
All accommodations approvals are automatically valid for one year from the approval date. If the Candidate would like to test with the accommodations previously approved after one year, he or she must apply for an extension.
Low-Cost Testing Clinics (PDF)
This document provides suggestions for where GED accommodations applicants can receive diagnostics testing for their accommodations application.
Minor Modifications (PDF)
The items listed in this document DO NOT require pre-approval or completion of an accommodations application.
The GED Testing Service
More information on testing accommodations for the GED.