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External Factors on Development & Learning for Students with Autism Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT likely a reason for the increased prevalence of students with multiple disabilities since the 1970s?

Question 2 2. What is a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities?

Question 3 3. What law defines what a disability is?

Question 4 4. 'Multiple Disabilities' is a sub-classification of disability based on what law?

Question 5 5. Multiple disabilities are present in approximately what percentage of disabled persons?

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Question 6 6. For people with autism spectrum disorder, what would a medication like carbamezapine be used to help manage?

Question 7 7. Risperidone is a type of _____ used to manage autism spectrum disorder.

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements with respect to autism spectrum disorder and its medical treatments is FALSE?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

Question 10 10.

Fluoxetine is an SSRI used to help manage some issues associated with autism spectrum disorder. While it does have its benefits, what are some possible drawbacks (and those of other SSRIs in general)?

I. Nausea

II. Thoughts of suicide

III. Problems sleeping

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is generally true about the income of those who graduate from college?

Question 12 12. How is SES classified?

Question 13 13. What can parents do to help change their child's SES?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is true of schools in low SES neighborhoods?

Question 15 15. What is socioeconomic status?

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Question 16 16. Seizures are common in people with autism spectrum disorders, seen in as many as _____ of cases.

Question 17 17. Jon has autism, but has been making good improvements with his teacher and therapists. Since he was diagnosed with seizure disorder, however, he has resumed spinning around in place and rocking. These are called _____ behaviors.

Question 18 18. Ms. Skyler has a child in her class that has been diagnosed with autism and a seizure disorder. She can therefore expect to possibly see which of the following?

Question 19 19. Recent studies have found that seizure discharges in the brain often occur in the areas that manage _____, something children with autism already have a great deal of difficulty with.

Question 20 20. A child diagnosed with autism and a seizure disorder may have difficulty in school, but will also show traits that can result in their being less likely to do what in the future?

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Question 21 21. Jaelle is having difficulty learning his multiplication tables. What cooperative instructional strategy might Jaelle benefit from the most?

Question 22 22. The bell rings for second period and all of the students stand up, look towards the American flag and begin saying the Pledge of Allegiance. This is an example of

Question 23 23. With regard to religious diversity in the classroom, which of the following is something that a teacher would not do?

Question 24 24.

New immigrants to the United States need to learn how to blend into the American way of life.

A person making the above statement would most likely be a proponent of

Question 25 25. If a teacher is trying to use culturally relevant pedagogy she would most likely use which of the following instructional strategies?

External Factors on Development & Learning for Students with Autism Chapter Exam Instructions

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