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SPE 329 Exam 1
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Key elements required in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) include:
transitional planning for students ages 16 or older, helping students with disabilities to access the general education curriculum, and participation of a group of individuals who are knowledgeable about the student.
Which of the following is not a key component of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act?
mandatory inclusive placement in general education
Prior to the mid-1970s, many schools did not provide any programs for students with disabilities or the programs that were provided were very minimal.
Under both Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, an individual is considered to have a disability if that individual
has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the individual's major life activities.
has a record of such an impairment.
is regarded as having such an impairment.
"Nondiscriminatory assessment" is required when a student is referred for a comprehensive special education evaluation.
Today, approximately half of all students with disabilities, ages 6-21, are educated in general education settings for most of the school day.
What is the primary purpose of IDEA?
to assure a free, appropriate public education for all students with disabilities
In the nineteenth century, the special schools that were established primarily served students with sensory impairments.
Approximately what percentage of students with disabilities spend a substantial portion of each day in a general education classroom?
Which of the following was the LAST group to obtain equal access to a public school education?
students with disabilities
Which of the following students would not qualify for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act?
Janet, who is labeled an "at-risk" student
Which of the following is a current perception of inclusion?
Teachers have a positive attitude toward inclusion.
One of the disadvantages of the self-contained special education classroom approach is that:
students do not have "typical" role models.
The model for fully including students with disabilities in general education classrooms was originally called the "Regular Education Initiative."
Which of the following are related services under IDEA?
couseling, physical therapy, and transportation
Since the 1970s, teachers have been trained to teach students with disabilities in the inclusive classroom.
IDEA 2004 requires that students with disabilities be:
educated in the least restrictive environment in accordance with the student's IEP.
Students considered to be "at-risk" include those who are:
drug and alcohol abusers, members of minority cultures, and poor.
Over the past fifteen years, one of the most significant changes in public education has been the movement toward the inclusion of students with disabilities in general education classrooms.
If parents do not agree with their child's individualized education program, they may request a due process hearing.
Prior to the passage of Public Law 94-142 in the mid-1970s, students with learning disabilities and emotional disturbance were the two groups of students with disabilities who were most likely to receive special education services in the public schools.
Which of the following would be considered a major life activity under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act?
breathing, walking, and learning
Which of the following was not a major contributor to the inclusion movement?
The category, other health impairments, includes students with:
attention deficit disorder.
Which of the following role(s) is/are required of general education teachers in a resource room model?
referral of students for a comprehensive special education evaluation, implementation of prereferral interventions, and collaboration with special educators.
The "Least Restrictive Environment" mandate in IDEA requires that:
students with disabilities be educated with non-disabled students to the maximum extent appropriate.
The "Child Find" mandate in IDEA requires that school personnel:
engage in activities that locate and identify students with disabilities.
Fifteen-year-old Sherry has attention deficit disorder and does not qualify for services under any of the IDEA disability categories. Sherry may still qualify for accommodations under which of the following federal laws?
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
The two newest disability categories added to the IDEA in 1990 are:
autism and traumatic brain injury.
The continuum-of-services model provides a range of placements, from institutions to full-time general education classrooms.
In 1990, the title of P.L. 94-142 was changed to the:
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
For the majority of students with disabilities and other special needs, placement in general education classrooms for at least a portion of each school day is the most appropriate option.
Today, the majority of students with disabilities are:
Educated in general education classrooms for at least a portion of the school day.
The majority of students with disabilities have moderate to severe disabilities.
Over half of all students with disabilities who receive special education services are identified as intellectually disabled.
Which of the following would represent the most restrictive setting for a student with disabilities?
Under IDEA 2004, inclusion in general education classrooms is mandatory for all students with disabilities.
The year is 1955. Mary Beth is a fourth grader with emotional disturbance. Which of the following is the most likely scenario regarding her education?
Mary Beth is not receiving any education at all.
Approximately what percentage of the school-aged population is currently classified as disabled?
CHAPTER 2 TERMS
CHAPTER 2 TERMS
Siblings of children with disabilities may exhibit adjustment problems
Effective communication should
-be regular and useful.
-include both informal and formal means.
-be characterized by a sensitivity to cultural and linguistic differences.
Which of the following statements is most accurate regarding today's families?
-Today's families face a host of challenges, including absent fathers.
-The constellation of today's families has changed dramatically in the last fifty years.
- Today, more mothers work outside the home.
Which of the following is an attempt to resolve disagreements between parents and school personnel through the facilitation of a third party?
Which of the following represents an effective communication strategy?
Using a home-to-school notebook.
General education teachers and special education teachers receive extensive preparation for communicating effectively with parents.
Which of the following IDEA 2004 provisions is required for involving parents in the special education process?
-Parents must be involved in the decision-making process for their children with disabilities.
-Parents must be informed of any impending actions regarding their children with disabilities.
- School personnel must make due process rights available to parents of children with disabilities.
- Parents have the right to a due process hearing, or engage in mediation or resolution if there is a disagreement with schools.
The IDEA mandates that parents be involved in the special education process. Which one of the following activities is mandated by IDEA 2004?
Parents must be involved in all decision-making activities regarding the special education of their child.
Teachers must be sensitive to the background of the family to ensure that cultural differences do not interfere with school-family relationships. They can best do this by
putting aside preconceived notions they have about various lifestyles.
________ and ________ have established a high level of parental involvement in the education of their children with disabilities.
Legislation; parental advocacy
Research indicates that all families go through specific stages of reaction when learning that their child has a disability.
The needs of siblings of children with disabilities sometimes are not addressed by both parents and educators. Which of the following might be one strategy for addressing the important needs of siblings?
include the sibling in family and school meetings
Which of the following are reactions that parents may experience when learning that their child has a disability?
-denial and anger
-grief, fear, and confusion
-powerlessness, disappointment, and acceptance
Which of the following is a challenge parents may face when they learn that their child has a disability?
-Parents may experience additional financial stress.
- Parents may not have a realistic understanding of the child's disability and consequently, may have unrealistic expectations for their child.
-Parents may face additional stress on their marriage.
Many parents feel that too little communication takes place between them and the school.
According to Meyer (2001., which of the following is not one of the concerns expressed by the siblings of children with disabilities?
Siblings may develop exaggerated perceptions about their innate superiority over their sibling who has a disability.
Prior to the passage of Public Law 94-142
Many schools did not encourage parents to participate in the education of their children with disabilities.
The provision of home-based intervention is a common practice for preschoolers with disabilities.
Teachers should rely on e-mail as their primary source of communication with parents.
The need for parental involvement decreases with the child's age.
CHAPTER 3 TERMS
CHAPTER 3 TERMS
Behavior intervention plans are required for which of the following groups of students with disabilities?
students whose behavior impedes their own learning or that of others
Assistive technology and services must be included in the IEPs of all students with disabilities.
The components of a written Section 504 accommodation plan have been specifically mandated and described in this federal law.
Special education teachers plan transition services with little input from general educators.
Prereferral interventions have been successful in reducing the number of students referred for a special education evaluation.
All students with learning and behavioral problems must receive prereferral intervention before a comprehensive special education evaluation may be undertaken.
Which of the following terms describes a "coordinated set of activities for a student, designed within an outcome oriented process, which facilitate movement from school to post-school activities?"
Thirteen-year-old Tameka, a student who has never been referred for a special education evaluation, is exhibiting reading problems in her eighth-grade classroom. Her teacher, Ms. Largo, explains to her school's Child Study Team that she believes that Tameka does not belong in the general education classroom. Which of the following is the most likely action that will be undertaken by the Child Study Team at this point?
The Child Study Team will analyze the problem and help Ms. Largo to implement reading strategies in the general education classroom.
Students with sensory, motor, or multiple disabilities pose considerable challenges during the assessment process.
________ are usually loosely structured and are closely tied to teaching.
IDEA 2004 requires transition services on IEPs for students beginning no later than age sixteen.
Behavior intervention plans must be written for which of the following groups of students?
all students with disabilities whose behavior impede their learning or that of others
Which one of the following is not true of criterion-referenced tests?
Criterion-referenced tests typically provide scores such as percentile ranks, standardized scores, etc.
The primary role of the prereferral intervention team is to complete a comprehensive special education evaluation.
Prereferral intervention teams write the IEPs for students who need them.
Interviews and rating scales reflect what type of approach to assessment?
The three major components of the IEP are
present level of educational performance, measurable annual goals, and a statement of how the child's progress toward annual goals will be measured.
Which of the following would not be considered a related service under IDEA?
access to physician care
Which of the following is a common term used to refer to a Child Study Team?
-child assistance team
-teacher intervention team
-teacher assistance team
-prereferral intervention team
Significant departures from the general education assessment and/or instructional program are called
Which of the following is not one of the four major phases in the prereferral process?
administration of individually-administered, norm-referenced intelligence and achievement tests
Section 504 consideration should be given to any student who is referred for special education services but who does not qualify under the IDEA.
A functional behavioral assessment should be conducted for students who may need a behavior intervention plan.
What is the most important distinction between formal and informal assessments?
Informal tests are typically closely tied to instruction. Formal tests are typically used to determine eligibility or to determine a student's standing relative to age-or grade-appropriate peers.
Except for extreme conditions in which a student is incapacitated, once a student reaches the age of majority, he or she must sign his or her own IEP.
An individualized family service plan must be written for children within which one of the following age ranges?
birth to 5
"Outcome statements" in the individualized family service plan are ________ rather than ________.
General and special educators should collaborate in which of the following processes?
-child study and referral
-observations and assessments of the child
Prereferral intervention techniques are generally implemented
for at least one grading period
If a child with disabilities attends any regular education classes, the general education teacher must be involved in developing, reviewing, revising, and implementing the IEP.
Which of the following is not true of formal assessments?
Formal assessments are typically criterion-referenced.
If an eligibility team seeks to compare the student's performance to his or her age-appropriate peers, which one of the following types of assessments would be most appropriate?
Which of the following is not one of the steps in the comprehensive evaluation process?
determination of the behavior intervention plan
If a student is determined to be eligible for services under Section 504, school personnel are required to provide reasonable accommodations for the student.
Ms. Smith gives eight-year-old Shannon a test designed to measure her mastery of addition of whole numbers. This test is an example of a(n):
Annual goals on the IEP should be
________ are changes made during assessment, or to a child's education, that do not substantially change the curriculum content, the level of instruction, or the assessment criteria.
Which of the following is the primary purpose of the prereferral intervention team?
to address the needs of students who exhibit learning and behavioral problems who have not yet been referred for special education
Nadia is a fourth grader whose learning disability inhibits her ability to complete math calculations associated with addition and subtraction. Currently, Nadia is able to successfully compute basic addition and subtraction facts. She is unable to complete addition and subtraction computations that involve regrouping. This is an example of a __________________ for Nadia.
present level of performance
Which IDEA principle attempts to prevent bias in assessment?
Which one of the following ensures that no individual will be deprived of his or her rights or privileges without appropriate established procedures being followed?
the due process clause under the U.S. Constitution
Which one of the following is not a critical component of an IEP?
daily lesson plans
IDEA 2004 states that tests must be administered in the child's native language or other form of communication most likely to yield accurate information.
Which individual(s) below determine whether or not a child with disabilities qualifies for extended school year services?
the IEP team
A ________ is a test that provides quantitative information used in comparing the performance of an individual student to others in his or her age-and/or grade-appropriate peer group.
Which statement below is false regarding special education evaluations?
A single test can be used to determine eligibility.
Which statement below is false?
All students with disabilities must be in the general education classroom for at least a portion of the school day.
Bobby using a calculator for mathematics calculations is an example of a(n)
Extended school year services are not required if a school district has less than adequate funds available.
Ms. Hale recently finished teaching a unit on making change with money. In lieu of a paper and pencil test, Ms. Hale assesses her students' "money skills" as they purchase items from the school supply store. This type of assessment is an example of ________.
Which individual(s) below may initiate a special education referral?
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