Locally-Approved Designated Supports


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Locally-approved designated supports do not require TEA approval for students who meet eligibility criteria. Each policy document includes a description of the designated support, the assessment the support applies to, eligibility criteria, and other information. Locally-approved designated supports include the following:

  • Basic Transcribing

  • Braille and Refreshable Braille

  • Calculation Aids

  • Content and Language Supports

  • Individualized Structured Reminders

  • Large Print

  • Manipulating Test Materials

  • Mathematics Manipulatives

  • Oral and Signed Administration

  • Spelling Assistance

  • Supplemental Aids

For more information about designated supports for STAAR, refer to the STAAR Accessibility Educator Guide.