How Much You Know About Dyslexia? Quiz

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How Much You Know About Dyslexia? Quiz

How much you know about dyslexia? Dyslexia is a learning disorder that makes a person learn new words with difficulty and have difficulty reading. Most students suffering from it need special attention so that they may learn at their speed. Did you know that people suffering from this disorder are usually more creative? Do take the quiz and see how much you understand dyslexia as an educator.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Dyslexia is manifested by a difficulty in learning to...
    • A. 

      Read, write, and speak.

    • B. 

      Read, walk, and spell.

    • C. 

      Run, walk, and talk.

    • D. 

      Read, write, and spell.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 2. 
    A student that is not fluent in English, has numerous absences, and has passed TAKS every year, but is failing every class, might qualify to be evaluated for dyslexia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Students with dyslexia have unexplained difficulty with...
    • A. 

      Oral reading.

    • B. 

      Decoding nonsense words.

    • C. 

      Spelling.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 4. 
    What must be received before assessment can begin?
    • A. 

      Permission from the DI.

    • B. 

      A big hug and kiss to the dyslexia teachers.

    • C. 

      Permission from the parent.

    • D. 

      General data on the student.

  • 5. 
    What are some things you can do to help students with dyslexia if they have difficulty with reading?
    • A. 

      Permit shared reading.

    • B. 

      Allow someone to read to the student.

    • C. 

      Teach the student to highlight key words.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 6. 
    What are some things you can do to help students with dyslexia if they have difficulty with writing?
    • A. 

      Shorten written assignments.

    • B. 

      Be specific about expectations.

    • C. 

      Accept oral work as a substitute.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 7. 
    What are some things you can do to help students with dyslexia if they have difficulty with spelling?
    • A. 

      Tell them to suck it up and use a dictionary.

    • B. 

      Allow student to use a spell checker.

    • C. 

      Provide them with nothing.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 8. 
    What are some things you can do to help students with dyslexia if they have difficulty with handwriting?
    • A. 

      Provide a hard copy of notes.

    • B. 

      Accept illustrations in place of written work.

    • C. 

      Allow the use of a word processor.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    It is the law to address the needs of students identified with dyslexia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    If a student has dyslexia then he/she is in special education.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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