Review of Evidence-Based Accommodations for English Learners

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 2,3
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 6: Recent Developments in Assessment and Research

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. increase their knowledge of how to implement evidence-based accommodations.
  2. learn about the unique needs of English learners during instruction and assessment.
  3. understand the current literature on accommodations for English learners.


This presentation will provide an overview of evidence-based accommodations for English learners (ELs) during instruction and assessment in addition to recommendations for implementation based on the results of a systematic literature review. Findings from the past 20 years of research in this area will be summarized and implications for future research will be discussed. This presentation will support attendees’ knowledge of accommodations for ELs and their consultation with general education teachers working with them.



Nathalie L. Marinho, Michigan State University
Sarina Roschmann, Michigan State University
Sara E. Witmer, Michigan State University


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