Accommodations Handbook

Handheld Magnifier

  • Students approved for the use of a handheld magnifier are responsible for providing this piece of equipment on test day for all computer-based and paper-based SSAT administrations.
  • Students approved for use of a handheld magnifier are permitted to use this tool on all sections of the SSAT.
  • Any electronic hand held magnifying device will need to be vetted by EMA to ensure the security of our test materials. This type of request should be entered as an "Other" accommodation.


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If you have any questions or concerns about your family's ability to provide anything needed for your student to complete testing, please contact EMA immediately and well in advance of your scheduled test date.

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