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Life Skills & Autism Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which trait related to autism can make sex education difficult?

Question 2 2. Which of the following best describes the relationship between sex and autism?

Question 3 3. Mrs. Joan teaches a special education class with several students with autism. She would like to bring calendar skills into her morning circle routine. Which of the following strategies will be most beneficial for her class?

Question 4 4. Students with autism should learn calendar skills like their peers because _____.

Question 5 5. Why is positive reinforcement effective for all children, including those with autism?

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Question 6 6. Kelly is an elementary school student with autism who has difficulty completing tasks. For example, in school, she often starts to write her name on her paper, but then stops and moves on to something else. At home, she does not finish tasks like cleaning her room, clearing the table, or doing her hair. What might her teacher do to help Kelly learn to follow through?

Question 7 7. Which of the following might be helpful for a student with autism who is about to look for a job?

Question 8 8. What is an example of a life skill?

Question 9 9. What might you do to help students with autism learn social norms for talking on the phone?

Question 10 10. If your students with autism are likely to start texting, what should you teach them?

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Question 11 11. Which of these examples list component skills for a dressing task?

Question 12 12. Which of these statements is TRUE about teaching dressing skills?

Question 13 13. What exactly is transition planning?

Question 14 14. What might you advise a student with autism who is not really ready to live alone?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is true about teaching puberty to students with autism?

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Question 16 16. What is one reason why it is important to focus on safety when teaching puberty to students with autism?

Question 17 17. Which of the following would be an appropriate way to use video modeling?

Question 18 18. What is task analysis?

Question 19 19. It is important to use _____ language when discussing sex with students with autism.

Question 20 20. All of the following are appropriate visuals that could be used during circle time EXCEPT?

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Question 21 21. Which one of the following is true about children with autism in relation to self-help skills?

Question 22 22. Learning to be an _____ means knowing how to speak up for yourself and your needs.

Question 23 23. Teaching students with autism how and when to call _____ is very important to keeping them safe.

Question 24 24. A first grader who has both autism and cerebral palsy is having trouble putting on his pants because his hands are weak. What should you do?

Question 25 25. To help students with autism enter the workforce, what might you teach them?

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Question 26 26. What kind of language is best to use when teaching puberty to students with autism?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is an appropriate example of modeling?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is an important safety concept in sex education for students with autism?

Question 29 29. Calendar skills include all of the following EXCEPT _____.

Question 30 30. What are self-help skills?

Life Skills & Autism Chapter Exam Instructions

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