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Thursday, 10 Mar 2016

NAPLAN – Applications for special print materials

Principals or NAPLAN coordinators should ensure that all requests for NAPLAN special print test materials, excluding black and white masters, are submitted via the PAR website by Friday 18 March.

The NAPLAN tests are available in the following alternate formats:

  • Large print – is produced in 3 different font sizes (18 pt, 24 pt and 36 pt) on A3 or A4 paper
  • Braille – will be provided in contracted, single lined Braille unless otherwise specified
  • Electronic test – will be provided for students with severe physical or vision disabilities who are unable to access a pencil-and-paper test using any of the other disability adjustments
  • Black and white masters – which can be used for copying onto coloured paper, or for use with coloured glasses or overlays.

As all schools are sent a set of black and white masters for each cohort, these materials do not need to be pre-ordered.

Please note that large print materials can only be provided for a student with a registered vision impairment.

The parent-carer consent forms for access to disability adjustments can be downloaded from the BOSTES NAPLAN webpage and from the PAR website.

For more information, contact:
(02) 9367 8382

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