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Month: October 2018

The Conundrum of Test Accommodations for Anxiety

The number of young people dealing with anxiety is on the rise. Ask any Director of Student Disability Services and you will hear that there has been an exponential increase in students requesting test accommodations because of anxiety or ‘test anxiety.’ Test anxiety is not a recognized condition in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual -5th Edition (DSM-5), this being the text which governs the categories for mental health conditions. In the community of educational therapists, test anxiety is a recognized

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