Understanding Accommodations and Modifications

Focus Area: Students with Disabilities


Pathway: Awareness

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This course guides learners through exploring the differences between accommodations and modifications, building understanding of when to use each, and looking at a tool that may support with classroom implementation.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the difference between accommodations and modifications
  • Identify common types of accommodations used to support students with grade-level work
  • Use a matrix tool to keep track of the accommodations and modifications your students need to access their education


  • 1 hour self-directed course
  • Participants will need a computer with Internet access


I differentiate instruction to meet the needs of students with disabilities.