Whistleblower Policy:

In order to ensure that the language ability of all test takers is assessed fairly and objectively, IELTS
provides a comprehensive service for test takers who have special requirements, including specific
learning difficulties, hearing difficulties and visual difficulties ,medical conditions or infant feeding.
If you require a modified version of IELTS, you must give the test center three months’ notice. If your
circumstances require special arrangements to be made, e.g. extra time, you must give the test center
six weeks’ notice.

Special arrangements include the following:

  • Extra time for medical conditions or infant feeding
  • Braille papers
  • Special Listening CD with necessary stops and pauses
  • Lip-reading version of the Listening test Enlarged print or Speaking task cards in Braille.
  • Please contact us at oman021@hawthorn.om as soon as possible if you have special needs that may require a modified IELTS test version.

Do you have a disability or special requirements? 
We have a number of ways to help IELTS test takers who have special requirements, such as:

Visual difficulties
If you cannot see, partially sighted or have problems seeing, we may be able to help you take your
IELTS test.

Hearing or speaking difficulties
The IELTS test includes a Listening and a Speaking test. If you have hearing or speaking difficulties, we
may be able to help you take your exam.

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