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Developing Communication & Social Skills of Students with Autism Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What does PECS stand for?

Question 2 2. Why are visual supports an effective tool for student with ASD?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is an example of group-oriented contingency conducted in a helpful way?

Question 4 4. If you are hosting an integrated playgroup in your classroom, what is important to remember?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is not a skill that may be challenging for a student on the autism spectrum?

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Question 6 6. People with autism have an especially difficult time with:

Question 7 7. AAC may benefit which one of the following?

Question 8 8. Which one of the following best describes the benefits of an AAC device?

Question 9 9. The nature of working in a group can cause _____ overload.

Question 10 10. When working with autistic children, how should the groups be formed?

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Question 11 11. Which area of the SCERTS model specifically focuses on bringing parents and carers into the team and supporting them in their efforts to meet the child's needs?

Question 12 12. What does SCERTS stand for?

Question 13 13. What is a social story?

Question 14 14. For whom would you write a social story?

Question 15 15. The teachers and speech language pathologists in the lesson's examples involved multiple people, including students in their social skill instruction lessons. Why might this be a good idea?

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Question 16 16. Which of the follwoing is NOT a reason to teach social skills in a method similar to academics for students with Autism?

Question 17 17. Sara is a third grade student with ASD. Although she completes her homework every night, she rarely gets it turned in. What strategy from this lesson might her teacher try to help her get credit for her completed homework?

Question 18 18. Which of the following best defines peer-mediated intervention for students with autism?

Question 19 19. Teachers may help autistic students practice using eye contact consistently by using:

Question 20 20. Jenna is a fourth grade student with autism. She has never been able to make verbal requests or communicate her needs through spoken language. As she learns to use a voice output device, her parents notice that she is actually saying intelligible words that seem to make sense in context. Why might this be happening?

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Question 21 21. According to the text, which type of activity allows autistic children to practice basic motor skills?

Question 22 22. When game time is over and it is time to begin another activity, Matthew gets very upset and sometimes throws things. Which area of the SCERTS Model would be used to address this issue?

Question 23 23. What should the length of a social story be?

Question 24 24. Why might a student with Autism kick, bite, or yell?

Question 25 25. Visual supports are an effective strategy for helping students with ASD and may include all of the following EXCEPT:

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Question 26 26. What kinds of skills are often developed in students with autism via peer-mediated intervention?

Question 27 27. As it applies to teaching social cues to students with autism, what is task analysis?

Question 28 28. What is a communication board?

Question 29 29. Children with Autism have trouble working in group due to _____

Question 30 30. What is the SCERTS Model?

Developing Communication & Social Skills of Students with Autism Chapter Exam Instructions

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