This exam is for individuals who want to teach severely and profoundly disabled children from preschool through grade 12. You’ll have one hour to complete the five essay questions that comprise this exam.
Characteristics of Learners
This section of the exam will assess your knowledge of the etiology and medical complications; need for support services, psychological, social, and emotional characteristics of severely and profoundly disabled children.
This section of the exam will assess your knowledge of adaptation of existing assessment tools and methods; utilization of assessment information; and assessment procedures to utilize for individuals with severe and profound disabilities.
Curriculum and Instruction
This section of the exam will assess your knowledge of evaluation, selection, and development of a curriculum that is appropriate for disabled individuals. Integration of related services, utilization of community resources, the writing and implementation of appropriate IEPs, and collaboration with other personnel and family members will also be covered.
Structuring and Managing the Learning and Environment
This section of the exam will assess your knowledge of documentation and implementation of behavior management plans, conflict resolution and problem solving, and meeting the medical needs of severely to profoundly disabled students.