Accommodations Handbook

Hearing Aids and/or Devices (Includes hearing aids, cochlear implants, and/or use of an FM system)

  • Students approved for the use of any type of hearing device(s) are responsible for providing this equipment on test day for all computer-based and paper-based SSAT administrations.
  • Students are permitted to use their hearing aid(s) and/or devices throughout testing.
  • Students may carry/hold extra batteries in the event one or both must be replaced during the test. Student MUST be able to replace batteries without assistance.
  • Students registering to take the computer-based SSAT at a Prometric testing center are not required to have their hearing aids or alternate devices approved prior to testing.


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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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