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  • Stacy Zebrick

Accommodations vs. Modifications

What is an Accommodation?

Accommodations are changes to how a child learns the material while still meeting standard expectations.

Examples of Accommodations:

  • Preferential Seating

  • Audio Books

  • Extra/Extended Time

What is a Modification?

Modifications are changes to the curriculum or how it is taught, including specialized instruction

Examples of Modifications

  • Specialized instruction-certain subjects being taught by an ESE teacher

  • Alternate work/tests/homework

  • Varied grading standards

  • therapies: speech therapy, language therapies, occupational therapy, physical therapy

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