My student has a hearing impairment. Will they be able to wear their hearing aids, cochlear implants, or FM system when testing to ensure they are able to hear any directions presented aloud when taking the SSAT?

August 4, 2021
  • Students approved for the use of any type of hearing device(s) are responsible for providing this equipment on test day for all computer-based and paper-based SSAT administrations.
  • Students are permitted to use their hearing aid(s) and/or devices throughout testing.
  • Students may carry/hold extra batteries in the event one or both must be replaced during the test. Student MUST be able to replace batteries without assistance.
  • Students registering to take the computer-based SSAT at a Prometric testing center are not required to have their hearing aids or alternate devices approved for prior to testing.


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