Testing accommodations

Candidates may request accommodations when testing for the L.A.R.E. 

Requests must be submitted by email to Rebecca Moden RModen@clarb.org at least 30 days before the exam administration period to facilitate the review and scheduling process.

CLARB must approve all accommodations before a candidate can schedule their PSI appointment.

Disabilities

CLARB follows standards set by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to support candidates with disabilities.

  • Many accommodations are available at both PSI test centers and via online proctoring, however, some accommodations are only available at a PSI test center. Please refer to your notice of approval from CLARB for details.
  • Documentation requirements vary by individual circumstances, but the following are typically requested:
    • Doctor’s note including:
      • Specific diagnosed disability
      • Daily symptom(s) of condition
      • Specific accommodations requested (for example, if requesting additional time, doctor’s note should include how much time)
      • How the requested accommodations mitigate the symptom(s)

Temporary medical conditions

Candidates with a temporary medical condition requiring accommodations may request accommodations.

  • Documentation requirements vary by individual circumstances, but the following are typically requested:
    • Doctor’s note including:
      • Specific condition
      • Symptom(s) of condition
      • Specific accommodations requested (for example, requesting an ergonomic chair due to injury)
      • How the requested accommodations mitigate the symptom(s)

Lactating parents

Lactating parents may request additional time on the L.A.R.E. based on need.

  • Please provide a doctor’s note.

English as a second language (ESL)

Candidates may request an accommodation to use a word-to-word (bilingual) language dictionary during testing at a PSI test center.

  • This accommodation is only available at PSI test centers. Online proctoring is not permitted with this accommodation.
  • If approved, candidate must supply one printed bilingual word-to-word translation dictionary to use during testing. Only one dictionary is permitted. The dictionary must be free of any notes, writing or markings.
  • Test center staff will inspect the dictionary before and after the examination to ensure no additional notes, writing or markings are present. If notes, writing or markings are detected before, during or after testing, the dictionary will be confiscated and test center staff will complete a security incident report.

Request now

CLARB must approve all accommodations before a candidate can schedule their PSI appointment.

To request an accommodation, please contact Rebecca Moden at RModen@clarb.org at least 30 days before the exam administration period to facilitate the review and scheduling process.