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Assistive Technology Manual /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_AssistiveTechManual2019-2020-FINAL.pdf
Updated April 14, 2020

This manual provides an overview of the embedded and non-embedded assistive technology tools that can be used to help students with special accessibility needs complete online tests in the Test Delivery System (TDS). It includes lists of supported devices and applications for each type of assistive technology that students may need, as well as setup instructions for the assistive technologies that require additional configuration in order to work with TDS. 

Configurations and Troubleshooting for Windows /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Configurations_Troubleshooting_for_Windows-FINAL.pdf
Updated February 05, 2020
Configurations and Troubleshooting for Mac /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Configurations_Troubleshooting_for_Mac_FINAL.pdf
Updated February 05, 2020
Configurations and Troubleshooting for Chrome /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Configurations_Troubleshooting_for_Chrome-FINAL.pdf
Updated October 23, 2019
Configurations and Troubleshooting for Linux /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Configurations_and_Troubleshooting_for_Linux_2019-2020_FINAL.pdf
Updated February 05, 2020
Configurations and Troubleshooting for Android /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Configurations_and_Troubleshooting_for_Android_2019-2020_FINAL.pdf
Updated August 19, 2019

These companion documents supplement the information given in the Quick Guide document by providing more detailed instructions on specific configurations, as well as basic troubleshooting. 

Quick Guide for Setting Up Online Testing Technology /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_QuickGuide-TechnologySetup-508_2019-2020_FINAL.pdf
Updated October 18, 2019

This manual acts as a "driver" document for technology coordinators to set up TA and student workstations and configure networks and assistive technologies. 

Operating System Support Plan /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_EOL_2019-2020_FINAL.pdf
Updated August 13, 2019

This document outlines the supported operating systems during the upcoming test administration and following years. This plan helps districts and schools manage operating system deployments based on the support timelines.

Smarter Balanced Braille Options for 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/Braille-Options-2018-19_1.30.19.pdf
Updated January 30, 2019

An overview of the Braille options in the 2018-2019 Smarter Balanced administration.

Sample BRF File /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/brfsample.brf
This is a sample BRF file to help configure settings for Braille software.
Sample PRN File /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/prnsample.prn
This is a sample PRN file to help configure settings for Braille software.