They’re “formal” because the law says they must be followed.
Sometimes you and the teacher can work together to put informal supports in place without an IEP or 504 plan.
Accommodations are designed to give kids ways to learn and demonstrate knowledge of the same material as other kids their age. Accommodations don’t lower the expectations for what kids learn.
For example, if your child has trouble with writing, the teacher might let him give answers to a test verbally. They don’t change what kids are taught or tested on.
Put a statement, such as the following, on your syllabi, “If you have a disability and would like to request accommodations, please contact Access Ability Services, located in Wilder Hall B4, at 413-538-2646 or [email protected]
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