Scrutinizing Disability Documentation across the Lifespan

Author: npollard@ets.org

Dr. Nora Pollard is the Senior Disability Policy Specialist at Educational Testing Service in Princeton, NJ. Her responsibilities in this position include reviewing disability documentation from test takers with a wide variety of disabilities. Additionally, she communicates with test takers, evaluators, and disability services personnel at institutions of higher education to assure the documentation submitted for consideration adequately describes the test takers functional limitations and supports the requested accommodations. Nora has 30 years’ experience working in the field of special education at both the K-12 and college level. She has prepared future teachers and learning consultants to perform their respective duties in the public schools in New Jersey. She holds certifications as a New Jersey Learning Disability Teacher-Consultant and as a Nationally Certified Educational Diagnostician through the Council for Educational Diagnostic Services at CEC.