i-Ready Assessment Accessibility Features

i-Ready Assessment offers a variety of accessibility features, including universal supports, designated supports, and accommodations. For an introduction, please begin by reading our i-Ready Accessibility and Accommodations Update and our FAQs. If more detailed information is needed, please reference the guidance and other resources that are available in the “Deeper Dive” product information on this page.

After exploring these resources, if you still have questions, your i-Ready Partner Success Manager will be happy to provide further assistance.

Accessibility and Accommodations Update

We recommend all educators familiarize themselves with i-Ready’s full list of universal supports, designated supports, and accommodations. We’re continually improving our programs, so we update this information regularly. The link below is refreshed regularly with information on our current offerings and future program enhancements.

Student Access to Universal Supports in i-Ready Assessment

Check out our FAQ to get specific tips on how your students can access accessibility features in i-Ready Diagnostic, i-Ready Growth Monitoring, i-Ready Standards Mastery, and the i-Ready Assessment of Spanish Reading. 

i-Ready Diagnostic Accessibility Features Videos

A series of short video resources that demonstrate i-Ready’s embedded accessibility features are linked below.  Most of the videos are one to three minutes long.

Please note: Any critical information conveyed visually in these videos is also communicated in voiceover audio. As we develop our library of video resources, we will be  adding audio description tracks.

Deeper Dive: Guidance and Other Details

i-Ready Diagnostic and Growth Monitoring Guidance

This document includes detailed test administration information for students with disabilities, including information about accommodations features and processes for students who are blind or have low vision and students who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Audio Support in i-Ready Diagnostic, i-Ready Diagnostic for Mathematics in Spanish, and i-Ready Growth Monitoring

This document provides details for educators looking for information on Universal Audio Support, Designated Audio Support, Text-to-Speech, and Test-Read/Read-Aloud Accommodations in the i-Ready Diagnostic.

i-Ready Diagnostic Tactile Graphics Guidance

This guidance brief provides educators with information about how to create a tactile graphic on demand when a student using a screen reader requests or requires a tactile graphic to access a Diagnostic item. It also includes ways to familiarize students with the three types of alt text they may encounter in the i-Ready Diagnostic.

i-Ready Standards Mastery Guidance

This document includes detailed administration information about Standards Mastery assessments for students with disabilities, including information about accommodations features and processes for students who are blind or have low vision and students who are deaf or hard of hearing.

i-Ready Assessment of Spanish Reading Guidance

This document includes detailed administration information about the Assessment of Spanish Reading for students with disabilities, including information about accommodations features and processes for students who are blind or have low vision and students who are deaf or hard of hearing.