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Historical, Legal & Ethical Foundations of Special Education Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How were children with disabilities educated prior to federal legislation that regulated the treatment of disabled students?

Question 2 2. Why did the federal government pass the Americans with Disabilities Act?

Question 3 3. How is the Individuals with Disabilities Educational Act (IDEA) different from the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?

Question 4 4. In what way is the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) similar to the Civil Rights Acts?

Question 5 5. Which of the following actions by a postsecondary education program is NOT discriminatory?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following would NOT be a reasonable accommodation under the Rehabilitation Act?

Question 7 7. The Rehabilitation Act was the first to protect which of the following groups from discrimination in the United States?

Question 8 8. Which of the following individuals would NOT qualify as having a disability under the Rehabilitation Act?

Question 9 9. What is one way to treat families with dignity within special education?

Question 10 10. Being a _____ means modeling the behavior we want students to show.

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Question 11 11. What might you do if you are not sure about how to make an ethical decision in a particular circumstance?

Question 12 12. Advocating for students in special education might mean _____ stereotypes.

Question 13 13. Despite the passage of legislation and the efforts of thousands of school districts, inclusion remains a major challenge. What could be done to remove barriers to an inclusive learning environment?

Question 14 14. Ideally, what criteria should be considered regarding teachers who educate children with disabilities according to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, also known as the No Child Left Behind Act?

Question 15 15. How should instruction for children with disabilities in the general education classroom be designed?

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Question 16 16. What philosophy guided the IDEA mandates?

Question 17 17. How does an Individualized Education Program (IEP) help to support students with disabilities?

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a main principle of the IDEA?

Question 20 20. 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 21 21. This is an educational plan designed for special needs students based on the student's unique needs:

Question 22 22. A change in the level or method of instruction in special education is called:

Question 23 23. What are the devices or methods used to meet the needs of those with disabilities called?

Question 24 24. What is an impairment of normal physical or mental functioning called?

Question 25 25. How were the procedural safeguards of IDEA designed?

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Question 26 26. Why are the procedural safeguards of IDEA helpful?

Question 27 27. Which of the following accurately reflects the rules of the prior written notice requirement of the procedural safeguards of IDEA?

Question 28 28. All of the following are protected under the procedural safeguards of IDEA, EXCEPT:

Question 29 29. How might a school librarian provide equal access to a student if the halls are too narrow to accommodate a wheel chair?

Question 30 30. Who enforces the Rehabilitation Act?

Historical, Legal & Ethical Foundations of Special Education Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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