This exam is designed for individuals, who would like to teach special-education from grades preschool through first. You will be given two hours complete this 130 multiple choice question exam.
The test can be broken down into four sections:
Development and Characteristics of Learners – 23 questions
IFSP, IEP Development and Delivery of Services, and Assessment and Eligibility – 32 questions
Planning and Managing the Learning Environment – 48 questions
Family, Community, and Professional Relationships – 27 questions
Development and Characteristics of Learners:
This section of the exam will cover cognitive development, language/communication development, physical development, social-emotional development, adaptive development, and disabling conditions.
Family, Community, and Professional Relationships:
This section of the exam will cover family support systems, community resources, parent training, family involvement, and issues impacting families of disabled children.
IFSP, IEP Development and Delivery of Services, and Assessment and Eligibility:
This section of the exam will cover the basic characteristics and defining factors of each major area of exceptionality as defined in IDEA, federal safeguards of stakeholders’ rights and their impact on educational decisions, factors that can lead to the misidentification of students with disabilities, and procedures for identifying young children at risk for or with disabilities.
Planning and Managing the Learning Environment:
This section of the exam will cover subjects like the basic components of curriculum development, how to use technology to support instruction, behavior management strategies for promoting developmentally appropriate behavior across settings, and how to create an environment that promotes literacy.