Links to ICTS
Study Guides for the LBS I and APT tests only, in
PDF format, are provided
below. Study guides for tests in other fields are available by
to go to the ICTS
site. To view or print these PDFs, you will need Adobe AcrobatÆ Reader v4.0 or higher installed
on your computer.
Be sure to download both parts. After opening a PDF file, click on the
"Bookmarks" tab to view any
available bookmarks for that file.
difficulties opening these files by clicking directly on the links,
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click with your mouse (for Mac, control-click) on the link.
Select "Save Target As..."
and save the file to your hard drive. Then open the file from
Specialist I (LBS1) Examination
Reminders for Graduate Students
- The test must be taken during the 3rd block of courses.
- You must pass the test before signing up for student teaching.
- You must apply for the exam 6 months in advance.
- The test consists of 125 multiple-choice questions.
- You must achieve a 240 or higher to pass the exam.
- Exam fee is $60.00.
- You are not penalized for any incorrect answers.
(So, go ahead and guess, if you arenít sure.)
- Results are mailed within a month.
- You can register over the internet.
- A study guide can be downloaded from the internet.
- The study guide gives a good example of the test format.
- Courses 511 (Behavioral Management) and 502 (Characteristics)
will help prepare you for the exam.
- During the exam, concentrate on the information that is
outlined in the passage.
(Do not add any information or make assumptions.)
- Helpful study books: Exceptional Lives (502) and Special
Education Certification books can be purchased at Barnes & Noble or
(no guarantees, as there are many different versions of the
* Behavioral management, assistive technology, collaboration
technology, functional curriculum-LRE, wheelchairs, organizations -
* Theorists- Piaget, Erickson, Bolby, Skinner etc.
* Disabilities: LD, BD, ADHD, EB, MR, physical disabilities
* Effects of medicine and the appropriate times to administer