Y-Axis can help Specially-abled candidates with IELTS test needs
Posted on October 23, 2018
IELTS test centers make every effort to cater to the need and requirement of candidates with special requirements. The entire process may take up to 3 months. Hence it is advised that you make the application as soon as possible.
Nevertheless, we at Y-Axis are always looking to help you with the process. Let’s have a look at how test-takers with special requirements can avail of such special arrangements.
You may need to provide a medical certificate to the centre. The special arrangements to be made by the centre include:
- An extra 25% of the normal time
- Permission to use equipment like – screen magnification software, screen reader software and refreshable Braille displays
- Permission to use your own equipment for writing such as – mechanical or electronic Braille keyboard, word processor and Braille note taker
- Making Braille exam papers available
If you cannot see, partially sighted or have problems seeing, Y-Axis may be able to help you take your IELTS test.
Hearing or Speaking Difficulties:
Your centre may ask you to provide a medical certificate before the special arrangements are made. The arrangements include:
- Permission to use Hearing aid, Wireless systems or Special amplification system. In this case, you should give the centre 2 weeks’ notice
- Permission to take a Hearing-impaired or Lip-reading version of the listening test
- Permission for extra time
- Exemption from the tests in case of a severe hearing or speaking difficulty
If you have hearing or speaking difficulties, Y-Axis may be able to help you take your exam.
You must give the centre a report of your learning difficulties which include:
- Details of your difficulty and test reports
- Reports written by a qualified psychologist
- Reports written when you were aged 12 or older
The permitted special arrangements include:
- Extra 25% of the normal time
- Writing of answers using a computer or word processor
- Provision of enlarged print copies of the exam paper
- Having a copier
If you have specific learning difficulties, like dyslexia, Y-Axis may be able to help you take your IELTS test.
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