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NMTA Special Education (601): Practice & Study Guide

Updated September 24, 2022

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The NMTA Special Education (601) exam has been discontinued. Please view the Study.com course Praxis Special Education (5543): Practice & Study Guide instead. That course is designed to fully prepare you for your teacher certification exam.

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Human Development Stages From Infancy to Late Adulthood

NMTA Special Education (601): Practice & Study Guide 484K views 6 min

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8 hours of educational videos

132 self-paced lessons

15 practice tests

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Lisa has taught at all levels from kindergarten to college and has a master's degree in human relations.

15 chapters in NMTA Special Education (601): Practice & Study Guide

Course Practice Test

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Human Development Stages From Infancy to Late Adulthood Video  Take Quiz
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What are Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Development? Video  Take Quiz
Stages of Language Development: Pre-Linguistic and Symbolic Language Video  Take Quiz
What Is Physical Development? - Definition and Examples Video  Take Quiz
The Sensitive Periods of Development: Birth to Age 6 Video  Take Quiz
Infant Perceptual Development and the Five Senses Video  Take Quiz
The Gestalt Theory and Perceptual Development Video  Take Quiz
Factors Influencing Growth & Development Video  Take Quiz
Atypical Development in Children: Effects & Impacts on Learning Video  Take Quiz
How Medications Impact Student Learning & Development Text Lesson  Take Quiz
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Forms of Assessment: Informal, Formal, Paper-Pencil & Performance Assessments Video  Take Quiz
Alternative Assessment: Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Formal & Informal Assessments for Learning Disabilities Video  Take Quiz
What Is Response to Intervention (RTI)? - Tiers & Strategies Video  Take Quiz
Evidence-Based Intervention Strategies in Education Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Implementing & Using Progress Monitoring Assessments Video  Take Quiz
Assessment Strategies for Differentiated Instruction Video  Take Quiz
Assessment Accommodations for Students with Disabilities Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Administering Assessments in the Classroom Video  Take Quiz
Using Multiple Data Sources for Assessments Video  Take Quiz
Using Technology to Organize Educational Assessment Data Video  Take Quiz
Using Data to Inform Instruction Video  Take Quiz
Testing Bias, Cultural Bias & Language Differences in Assessments Video  Take Quiz
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Reading Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities Video  Take Quiz
The Writing Process for Students with Learning Disabilities Video  Take Quiz
Math Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities Video  Take Quiz
Increasing Attention Span in the Classroom: Activities & Games Text Lesson
Language-Based Learning Disability Interventions Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Accommodations for Working Memory Deficits Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Improving Retrieval of Memories: Mnemonic Devices Video  Take Quiz
Student Self-Assessment & Peer Assessment Video  Take Quiz
Teaching Problem-Solving Skills to Students with Learning Disabilities Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Activities for Teaching Complex Cognitive Processes Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Concept Attainment: Model & Strategy Video  Take Quiz
Research-Based Guidelines for Teaching Vocabulary Video  Take Quiz
Integrating Course Content & Skills Across Curriculum Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Instructional Strategies for the Maintenance & Generalization of Concepts Video  Take Quiz
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Teaching Verbal & Nonverbal Communication Skills in SPED Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Instructional Strategies for ELL Students with Special Education Needs Text Lesson  Take Quiz
What is Augmentative & Alternative Communication? Text Lesson  Take Quiz
What Are Social Skills in Children? - Development, Definition & Teaching Techniques Video  Take Quiz
Self-Awareness Activities for Students Text Lesson
Teaching Self-Management Skills to SPED Students Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Developing Student Self-Esteem in Special Education Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Teaching Self-Advocacy to Students: Definition & Skills Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Teaching Self-Determination to Students with Disabilities Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Addressing Emotional Needs of Students with Learning Disabilities Text Lesson  Take Quiz
How to Teach Conflict Resolution to Kids Video  Take Quiz
Teaching Life Skills to Children Video  Take Quiz
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Teacher Expectations & Attributions Video  Take Quiz
How to Develop Rapport with Students Video  Take Quiz
Bias Issues in the Special Education Classroom Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Creating a Safe Learning Environment in the Classroom Video  Take Quiz
Classroom Design for Students with Health Impairments Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Differentiated Instruction: Adapting the Learning Environment for Students Video  Take Quiz
Classroom Norms: Setting Expectations with Students Video  Take Quiz
Establishing Daily Classroom Routines Video  Take Quiz
Fostering Students' Independence in the Classroom Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Whole-Class vs. Small-Group Instruction Video  Take Quiz
Individualized Instruction: Definition & Example Video  Take Quiz
Helping Students with Disabilities Participate in the General Classroom Video  Take Quiz
Classroom Management Strategies for Special Education Text Lesson  Take Quiz
School Crisis Prevention Text Lesson  Take Quiz
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The Importance of Stakeholder Communication in Special Education Video  Take Quiz
Working & Communicating with Parents of Special Education Students Video  Take Quiz
Incorporating Parental Input in Individualized Education Programs Video  Take Quiz
Collaborative Approaches in Special Education: Strengths & Limitations Video  Take Quiz
School-Wide Collaboration in Special Education Video  Take Quiz
Collaboration with Related Services Providers in SPED Video  Take Quiz
Strategies & Procedures for Managing Paraeducators Video  Take Quiz
Working with Parent Volunteers: Tips for Teachers Video  Take Quiz
Parental & Community Involvement for Students with Learning Disabilities Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Maintaining Accurate & Systematic Student Records Video  Take Quiz

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