Instructional Strategies for Students with Cognitive Impairments


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Which of the following is NOT a common characteristic of students with cognitive impairments?

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1. Jenna is a second grader with Down syndrome, a type of cognitive impairment. She is having a hard time learning to write her name independently. Which of the following strategies may help her learn to write her name?

2. Task analysis is _______________.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Students with cognitive impairments require different teaching methods. Assess your knowledge of these strategies using the worksheet/quiz combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll see these topics on the short quiz:

  • Common characteristics of students with cognitive impairments
  • The meaning of task analysis
  • Helping a student with an intellectual disability succeed in class
  • A strategy for helping a student with Down syndrome write their name

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on strategies for students with cognitive impairments
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the meaning of task analysis
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why classroom accommodations are appropriate for students with cognitive impairments and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Continue to study the lesson that we've named Instructional Strategies for Students with Cognitive Impairments. The lesson is readily available to help you:

  • See what another name for cognitive impairment is
  • Identify struggles for students with cognitive impairments
  • Determine how classroom accommodations influence students