The Board and NCARB have a procedure for
granting reasonable testing accommodations to candidates with qualifying
disabilities as outlined under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Candidates who may need extra testing time or other accommodations during
the examination may be granted additional testing time, additional rest
periods, separate testing facilities, and to a limited extent, special
Candidates with disabilities who plan to seek reasonable testing
accommodations should contact the Board office
at the time they initially apply for eligibility to take the A.R.E.® The
Board will forward forms that must be completed by the applicant. NCARB must
also review your accommodation request and supporting documentation after it
has been reviewed by the Board. When approved by NCARB, the applicant will
be notified as soon as possible regarding approval of reasonable
For more information and to request the forms, please contact Elizabeth Bern at
or (334) 242-4179.