Learn about special arrangements for people with special circumstances.

What accommodations are available if I have a documented disability?

If you have a documented disability that prevents you from writing the GED® tests in the way they are usually given, you might be entitled to receive testing accommodations.

  • Accommodations are available for people with (but not limited to) the following:
  • Physical disabilities (such as blindness, low vision, deafness, impaired hearing, or mobility impairments)
  • Learning disabilities (such as dyslexia, dyscalculia, receptive aphasia, or written language disorder)
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • Psychological disabilities (such as bipolar disorder or Tourette's syndrome)
  • Chronic health issues

Accommodations include:

  • Audiocassette edition
  • Braille edition
  • Large-print edition (available upon request; no documentation required)
  • Use of a scribe
  • Extended time; supervised extra breaks
  • Use of a private room
  • Other reasonable accommodations as warranted, based on individual needs

Registering for GED® testing with special accommodations: Three simple steps


Complete the form with the documentation of your disability.

Special accommodations for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (PDF)


Special accommodations for intellectual disabilities (PDF)  


Special accommodations for psychological & psychiatric disorders (PDF)  


Special accommodations for physical disabilities & chronic health conditions (PDF)   


Special accommodations for learning & other cognitive disorders (PDF)


Upon document completion and advocate or diagnostician approval; you will need to complete registration, click here and upload your documentation under special accommodations