Introduction To Developmental Disabilities

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not a cause of Mental Retardation?
    • A. 

      Low birth weight

    • B. 

      Childhood injuries

    • C. 

      Genetic Disorders

    • D. 

      Broken arm

    • E. 

      Lack of adequate pre-natal care

  • 2. 
    Some people with Cerebral Palsy mave have:
    • A. 

      A leg which is turned out

    • B. 

      A hand and arm which is curled up to their body

    • C. 

      Difficulty speaking due to slurred speech

    • D. 

      Difficulty walking

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a Mental Illness?
    • A. 

      Schizophrenia

    • B. 

      Depression

    • C. 

      Bipolar Disorder

    • D. 

      Personality Disorders

    • E. 

      Mental Retardation

  • 4. 
    A person with a dual diagnosis has both a...
  • 5. 
    What are the four levels of Mental Retardation?
    • A. 

      Slightly and severely

    • B. 

      Low, lower, high, and higher

    • C. 

      Level 1, level 2, level 3, and level 4

    • D. 

      Mild, moderate, severe, and profound

  • 6. 
    Behaviors are a form of communication for an adult with developmental disabilities?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    In your role as a DSP, it is important that you know to put the emphasis on abilities not disabilities?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not a role of a Direct Support Person?
    • A. 

      To be an advocate

    • B. 

      To be a babysitter

    • C. 

      To be an assitant

    • D. 

      To be a facilitator

    • E. 

      To be a confidant

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