Exceptional Children Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 5 :

Learning Disabilities

Quiz 5 :

Learning Disabilities

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What percentage of school-aged students with disabilities have learning disabilities?
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An environmental agent suspected as a cause of learning disabilities is _____.
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Most students with learning disabilities have problems with _____.
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Larry scored below basic level on a statewide achievement test; however, his teacher has evidence that he has made small incremental improvements in both reading fluency and comprehension this year. Which type of assessment is likely to provide this evidence?
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One of the major concerns about using RTI to identify those in need of special education is that _____.
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Carter is having difficulty learning to read. Although he is in third grade, his teacher says that he does not seem to have a conscious understanding that language is made up of sounds. Carter has a deficit in _____.
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Which of the following is NOT true regarding students with learning disabilities and written language?
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Current research on behavior problems and students with learning disabilities indicates that _____.
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All of the following are research-based principles of early reading instruction EXCEPT_____.
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Which of the following terms is considered obsolete by the NJCLD?
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Which of the following students would not qualify as learning disabled according to the federal definition?
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What is the defining characteristic of students with learning disabilities?
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In what year was the term learning disabilities coined?
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One advantage of the response to intervention approach to identifying students with learning disabilities is _____.
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Before IDEA 2004, the most common way to identify a severe discrepancy between expected and actual achievement is _____.
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Which of the following statements about math skills and students with learning disabilities is NOT accurate?
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Mrs. O'Cain asks Travis to identify the middle sound in the word hit. Which phonemic awareness skill does this task involve?
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What is a drawback to using a discrepancy approach to identifying children with learning disabilities?
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Which of the following is NOT identified, by the author of your textbook, as likely to improve the math performance of students with learning disabilities?
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The NJCLD definition of learning disabilities is different from the IDEA definition in that _____.
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