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PRAXIS (5547) Study Guide

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Study Guide Format

The Praxis Special Education: Severe to Profound (5547) study guide includes instructional videos, quizzes, flashcards, and 1000+ practice questions. The study guide covers 11 concepts including Human Development, Planning, Instruction and Learning Environments and much more!

What Concepts are Covered in the Praxis Special Education: Severe to Profound (5547) Study Guide?

The Praxis Special Education: Severe to Profound (5547) study guide consists of the following concepts:

Concept Number of Lessons Practice Questions
Human Development 12 120
Adaptive Needs 9 60
Environmental and Biological Factors 9 56
Effect on Communication 10 84
Planning 9 127
Functional Curriculum Fundamentals 6 44
Instruction and Learning Environments 8 152
Interventions, Eligibility, and Identification 12 164
Data-Based Program Design 3 54
Ethics, Law, and Procedures 7 64
Professionalism and Collaboration 12 130

Each concept includes instructional content and videos to ensure you understand that topic. They also come with practice questions so you can test yourself on the information you just learned.

How to Use the Study Guide

You can start studying by taking our diagnostic test to learn your strengths and weaknesses. Then you can start working through the concepts. The instructional content, which includes videos and written content,  gives you all the necessary information to understand that topic. Each concept has its own set of flashcards and quizzes you can use to test your knowledge of that specific concept quickly. Once you have worked through all the concepts, you can move on to the full-length practice tests. These practice tests mimic the test day environment, meaning they will have the same amount of questions and time limit as the real test. You will have three attempts at taking the practice test.

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Our curriculum team studies all of the standards and competencies for the Praxis Special Education: Severe to Profound (5547) exam and cross-references them with the current and previous questions released by the official testing company. We then work with content and teaching experts to distill down what test-takers need to know. No matter where you are in the study guide, you can always see how the concept you are learning is aligned to the test standards.

Benefits of Using the Study Guide

The Praxis Special Education: Severe to Profound study guide was created to help you pass your Praxis Special Education: Severe to Profound (5547) exam. The comprehensive study guide provides you with all the information and study resources you need to be successful on test day! Once you have passed your exam you are one step closer to getting into the classroom!

Praxis Special Education: Severe to Profound (5547) Quick Facts

Test Breakdown:

The Praxis Special Education: Severe to Profound (5547) exam consists of 120 selected-response questions with a 2 hour time limit.

Check out our Praxis 5547 Exam Overview for more on the exam’s format.

Cost

The Praxis Special Education: Severe to Profound (5547) exam cost $130.

What to Bring

In most cases, only one form of primary ID is needed. Check the ETS website to learn more about the ID requirements.

Dates and Locations

Tests are year-round, by appointment only. The ETS website allows you to search for testing locations near you.

Scoring

The passing score on the Praxis Special Education: Severe to Profound (5547) exam is a 156 in almost every state. The only state that had a different passing score is Kentucky, where you need a 149 to pass.

Learn more about the exam’s scoring in our full Praxis 5547 Scoring Guide.

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Praxis® Special Education 5547 FAQs

Do I get a break during the Praxis® 5547 exam?

This test does not include a scheduled break. If you choose to take an unscheduled break, your test clock will not stop, so it’s recommended that you use the restroom before or after your test.  Long breaks are documented by test administrators, so do not take more than 5 to 10 minutes.

How do I pass the Praxis® Special Education: Severe to Profound (5547) test?

To pass the Praxis Special Education: Severe to Profound (5547) exam , you must first understand what is on the exam and what you will be expected to know. Once you identify areas of weakness, you can begin targeting those areas with instructional content and practice questions.

How long will the Praxis 5547 exam take me?

The full test is 2 hours, but expect to be at the testing site longer. Plan to arrive at least 30 minutes before your appointment time to get checked in.

What can I expect when I arrive at the testing site to take the Praxis SPED 5547 exam?

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