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Exceptional Child Test 1 - Kim Mattox
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How many adults with disabilities report they are struggling financially?
The supported worker must be paid over minimum wage
What is not true about supported employment?
What region of the country appears to have the greatest shortage of trained special education personnel?
Their household circumstances and community involvement
What is not an indicator used to gauge the success of outcomes related to students with disabilities?
The general education environment is always the least restrictive environment
What is not true regarding the least restrictive environment?
What IDEA principle prevents a school from excluding a child access to education based on their disability?
What percentage of school-aged students are identified with a disability?
IDEA covers ages from birth to 21
What is the current age span for services under IDEA?
IFSP - Individualized Family Service Plan
A formal, written plan for children from birth through age 2
Roberto, who speaks English as a second language, has been having difficulty with reading and writing tasks in his third-grade class. After he is referred for testing, his scores on the WISC-III are significantly subaverage. His family contests the results of the testing. What IDEA principle might they cite as inconsistent with the test?
Procedural due process
The IDEA principle that seeks to establish accountability for carrying out the student's rights under IDEA is:
After how many cumulative days of suspension in one school year does IDEA mandate a manifestation determination meeting be held?
Which law extends accessibility and anti-discriminatory protection for individuals with disabilities into private-sector employment, transportation, state and local government activities and programs, privately operated businesses that are open to the public ("public accommodations"), and telecommunications?
Specialized ELA course with individualized content on Alfred's reading level
Alfred, a 16-year-old student with a specific learning disability in reading, is getting ready to enter high school. Alfred reads at a fifth-grade level. What English Language Arts class placements may be most appropriate for Alfred?
The principle of IDEA that allows fair and specific procedures related to assessment, identification, and placement of children in special education is:
The process of determining whether a student's behavior is a direct result of the student's disability is:
What prohibits discrimination in any activity receiving federal financial assistance solely of the basis of a disability?
504 provides for federal funds to support its principles
What is not a main difference between Section 504 and IDEA?
What percentage of students with disabilities graduate with a high school diploma?
Specific learning disabilities, and speech or language impairments
What two disability categories constitute about two-thirds of all students who are classified as having a disability?
Need both accommodations and modifications to the grade-level standards
Alternative assessments based on modified achievement standards (AA-MAS) are used for students who:
What identifies the academic content that students should master, the standards for students' achievement of content proficiency, and assessment of students' progress in meeting the standards?
What is the hallmark of special education?
All instructional materials should be available and accessible to those with print-related disabilities.
New regulations by the National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard require that:
Supplementary aids and services include each of the following except:
Universal Design for Learning
The design of instructional materials and activities that make content information accessible to all children refers to:
Multiple means of engagement
Lectures, computerized visual presentations like PowerPoint®, role-playing, and computer-mediated instruction are examples of:
Positive behavior supports
A systems-level, problem-solving oriented, data-based approach to reducing problem behavior, improving appropriate behavior, and achieving important academic, social, and communication outcomes throughout the school building is:
Allow Sheila extra time to complete the test.
Sheila is a student with a learning disability who receives instruction in the general education curriculum. Which of the following would be an appropriate accommodation for Sheila when taking the standardized state test?
Create separate classrooms for those with disabilities.
Each is a school- or classroom-level action to promote student progress in the general education curriculum except:
Multiple means of action and expression
Writing reports, taking exams, portfolios, drawings, performances, oral reports, and videotaped reports are examples of:
Response to intervention
Which of the following determines whether any student, with or without a disability, needs more intensive instruction?
The continuum of services
Services that range from the most typical and most inclusive settings to the most atypical and most segregated settings refer to:
Students with learning disabilities and other health impairments
Which of the following students are most likely to be educated in the general education classroom?
Weigh the cost of inclusion.
Each of the following is a way the IEP team will consider inclusion, except:
All of the following are key characteristics of inclusion except:
Students with hearing impairments, visual impairments, and deaf-blindness
What students are more likely to attend residential schools?
Social and academic
There is almost universal agreement that students with disabilities gain benefits in which areas from their involvement in inclusive settings?
Allow Jacqui to complete easier science labs from the fifth-grade science book because this book is at her reading level
Jacqui is a well-behaved ninth-grader who is reading four grade levels below the rest of the ninth-grade class. Mr. Atom, the science teacher, wants to include her with the rest of the class, but he is unsure how to accommodate Jacqui due to her reading disability. What suggests an inappropriate accommodation for Jacqui?
Specialized settings in schools may include resource rooms and which of the following?
How many principles are outlined in IDEA?
Part C of IDEA
Infants and toddlers who need early intervention services due to developmental delays or physical or mental conditions that have a high probability of resulting in developmental delay are provided with services through:
Only students age 6 to 18
When P.L. 94-142 was enacted in 1975, the group of students who had a right to special education consisted of:
Of 14 fields in education identified as having considerable shortages by the Department of Education, how many relate to special education?
Teachers were less likely to rate behavior of students labeled "gifted" as off-task.
In a recent study about biased decision making, it was shown that
IDEA and 504
What groups mention disability being related to an impairment in a major life function?
What IEP team participants are seen as optional participants?
Availability of a continuum of services
Joey, a second-grade student in a general education classroom, has been having difficulty in school since kindergarten. He was identified as having a specific learning disability and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. His biggest challenges are his lack of progress in learning how to read and staying on-task in the classroom. His teacher has consulted with a special education teacher to try to accommodate Joey in her classroom, but he continues to fall behind his classmates. The teacher, the special education teacher, and Joey's parents have been considering having him spend more time in a resource classroom to receive specialized instruction. This is consistent with which aspect of the principle of least restrictive environment?
The principle of natural proportions
What holds that students with exceptionalities be placed in schools and classrooms in a similar ratio of the occurrence of exceptionality within the general population?
Students with severe cognitive disabilities
Alternate achievement standards are designed for:
Common Core State Standards
Which of the following represents what a majority of states are following for their English Language and Mathematics standards?
Take an alternate assessment
Under IDEA, a student who cannot learn the same content as same-age peers who do not have disabilities, and who cannot take the state assessment even with accommodations, is required to:
Approximately what percentage of students identified as having a disability are male?
The act that seeks to mandate accountability for performance regarding people with disabilities
A sense of belongingness
Each of the following is a strong predictor of dropping out of school for students with disabilities except
Multiple means of engagement
Universal Design for Learning promotes multiple means of representing content; multiple means of action and expression for students to demonstrate knowledge; and:
In the general education classroom
Over the last decade, where have students with disabilities been spending more of their instructional time?
The teacher should implement high-quality, research-based interventions and monitor Anthony's progress.
Anthony is a first-grade student who has been struggling in his general education setting. The parents and teacher have discussed their concerns about Anthony's lack of progress and frustration. Using the response to intervention model, what is the likely first step to implement for Anthony?
The student's home-life setting
The IEP team must consider five "special factors" when developing an IEP, including each of the following, except:
What does the "A" in the ABCD goal format stand for?
The continuum of placements
Which of the following describes the different options for inclusion set forth by P.L. 94-142?
Academic content standards
Eliminating the continuum of placement and increasing the amount of time students spend in the general education classroom are two issues of:
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