This AEPA Special Education Exam tests your capability to teach students with speech and language impairments. The test covers four areas.
Understanding Students with Communication Disorders is worth 24% of the test. Questions cover communication disorders, including speech, language, and voice and fluency, along with how these disorders impact learning and development.
The second part, Assessing Students and Developing Individualized Education Programs, 29%, shows your knowledge of assessment methodologies and the development and application of IEPs.
Promoting Student Development and Learning, 28%, is the third section. The test taker is required to show knowledge of ways to promote communication skills, voice production, fluency, and life skills.
The fourth section, Working in a Collaborative Learning Community, 19%, tests understanding of multidisciplinary teams, as well as partnerships with professional and community resources. Current trends in the field are also tested.