Basics of Early Childhood Special Education Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The federal legislation that outlines categories under which students qualify for special education services is known as the _____.

Question 2 2. How many disability categories were established by the federal government for special education?

Question 3 3. Jim has an IEP and his parents want to make sure he is being educated in the least restrictive environment possible. Evaluate the options below and indicate which situation most aligns with a LRE for Jim.

Question 4 4. Why are Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) designed for each individual student?

Question 5 5. Four different people sued their respective schools because of non-compliance with the IDEA. Which lawsuit would be dismissed because the situation does NOT fall under the IDEA?

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Question 6 6. If an accident occurs, ___________ to the parents, guardians, or caregivers.

Question 7 7. Formal education that takes place before primary school begins is called:

Question 8 8. Which of the following methods of early childhood education is child-centered, child-directed and views the teacher as a facilitator in the learning process?

Question 9 9. Generally, it is easiest to identify _____ disabilities in a student, as they generally become obvious early in life.

Question 10 10. This term refers to a situation in which a child does NOT achieve an expected milestone, but the cause is not yet known:

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Question 11 11. Which law makes it illegal to verbally harass, physically intimidate, or write threats to an individual with special needs?

Question 12 12. After referral, which profession typically conducts special education evaluations?

Question 13 13. Brady observes a woman using sign language to converse with someone that looks like a nurse or caretaker. He then observes the caretaker slap the woman. This is considered _____.

Question 14 14. In the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) what is meant by 'Least Restrictive Environment'?

Question 15 15. This program began in America in the mid 1960s as a means of reducing poverty:

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Question 16 16. What are the devices or methods used to meet the needs of those with disabilities called?

Question 17 17. IEP stands for _____.

Question 18 18. Why was the Education of the Handicapped Act important?

Question 19 19. Placing special needs students in traditional classrooms is:

Question 20 20. This term refers to the way the condition restricts the person's normal functioning:

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Question 21 21. In 1837, Friedrich Froebel founded:

Question 22 22. The early intervention process used to identify students with education needs that is followed prior to special education referral is known as _____.

Question 23 23. The 1975 law which mandated that special needs students are entitled to a free and appropriate education is:

Question 24 24. A school district has the responsibility to provide ______ education to individuals with special needs.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a main principle of the IDEA?

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Question 26 26. The practice of always placing disabled students in a traditional classroom regardless of their unique needs is called:

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT a category under which a student can qualify for special education services under IDEA?

Question 28 28. What is an impairment of normal physical or mental functioning called?

Question 29 29. An impairment in physical or mental function is:

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a category of disability designated by the federal government for special education?

Basics of Early Childhood Special Education Chapter Exam Instructions

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