Working In The Professional Environment

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  • 1. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      "You do not have to attend the meeting if you feel uncomfortable. It's your choice"

    • B. 

      "Your input at the meeting is very important. Please reconsider."

    • C. 

      "If you write down your concerns, I can read them aloud for you at the meeting."

    • D. 

      "Bring a friend or relative with you to the meeting to make you feel more comfortable."

  • 2. 
    Which of the following methods has been shown to be effective for improving communication skills among preschool-aged students with moderate intellectual disabilities
    • A. 

      Teaching students simple sign language for commonly used words

    • B. 

      Asking students yes or no questions

    • C. 

      Telling students words to say and having them practice the words repeatdely

    • D. 

      Having students follow a visual schedule of the day

  • 3. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      "The process for Jessie learning to walk independently to her classes is very gradual. She won't be without an adult in the hallways until she is comfortable and it is safe to do so."

    • B. 

      "Jessie will leave class five minutes early so that she can walk in the hallways alone before the other students get out of class. This lessens the chances of being bumped."

    • C. 

      "We will pair Jessie up with a classroom buddy to walk in the hallways together. She will meet her goal of walking independently, but will be with a friend in case something happens."

    • D. 

      "If you prefer, we can remove that goal from Jessie's IEP and replace it with something you're more comfortable with."

  • 4. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Charting Jasmine's daily progress of her guided feeding and sending the documentation to her parents.

    • B. 

      Arranging for an education mediator to speak to Jasmine's parents about the importance of working with school staff on Jasmine's goals.

    • C. 

      Putting Jasmine's family in contact with another parent of a child with Rett syndrome to share experiences and concerns.

    • D. 

      Videotaping Jasmine with parental permission using the guided feeding technique so that her parents are able to see her ability

  • 5. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Is not preoccupied with other tasks.

    • B. 

      Is not disrupting classmates when practicing his skill.

    • C. 

      Is able to practice the skill in real-life conditions.

    • D. 

      Is not missing classroom instruction.

  • 6. 
    The students in Mr. Ling's self-contained classroom attend a weekly social skills group led by the speech and language teacher.  Mr. Ling wants to reinforce the skills the students learn in the social skills group.  Which of the following strategies would most effectively enable Mr. Ling to begin this process?  
    • A. 

      Inviting the speech and language teacher to observe students in the classroom

    • B. 

      Sitting in on several social skills group lessons

    • C. 

      Having students role-play a social skills session

    • D. 

      Researching lessons that are related to topics studied in the social skills group

  • 7. 
    An OT is a member of the IEP team for a student with FAS.  As a member of the IEP team, the OT's primary responsibility is to evaluate and plan for the student's development in which of the following areas?
    • A. 

      Visual-motor and self-care activities

    • B. 

      Perceptual abilities and fine- motor skills

    • C. 

      Gross-motor function and mobility skills

    • D. 

      Independent living skills and orientation strategies.

  • 8. 
    Heather is nine years old and has autism and a moderate cognitive impairment.  She and her family recently moved and Heather is starting at her new school in a self-contained classroom.  Heather's parents asked the teacher of students with cognitive impairments for information on where to find and educational advocate and respite services.  Which of the following organizations would likely be the most helpful to Heather's parents?
    • A. 

      The ARC Michigan

    • B. 

      The Michigan department of civil rights

    • C. 

      A local autism support group

    • D. 

      The Michigan department of human services

  • 9. 
    According to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA), a student's IEP must contian the student's:
    • A. 

      Transition plan, including transfer of parental rights to student.

    • B. 

      Behavioral intervention plan.

    • C. 

      Record of present level of performance.

    • D. 

      Communication needs.

  • 10. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Will Ela adjust socially as well as academically if there is a change in her placement?

    • B. 

      Will Ela be required to participate fully in the assessment process if she is placed in the general education classroom?

    • C. 

      How have students with impairments similar to Ela's progressed when there has been a change in their placement?

    • D. 

      With appropriate supports, will conditions in the general education classroom meet Ela's academic needs?

  • 11. 
    In which of the following court cases did the Supreme Court establist the fundamental Constitutional right to education for all children with disabilities?
    • A. 

      Mills v. Board of Education of District of Columbia

    • B. 

      Burlington School Committee v. Massachusetts Department of Education

    • C. 

      Irving Independent School District v. Tatro

    • D. 

      Board of Education of Hendrick Hudson Central School District v. Rowley

  • 12. 
    The legal guardian of a student with cognitive impairment disagrees with the school's recommendations for the student's IEP.  In this situation, the guardian is legally entitled to:
    • A. 

      Dissolve the current IEP team and participate in selecting replacement members.

    • B. 

      Request meditation and a due process hearing.

    • C. 

      Revise the IEP to reflect the guardian's assessment of the student's needs.

    • D. 

      Transfer the student to a different school.

  • 13. 
    To provide students with high;-quality instruction, a teacher of students with cognitive impairments made a personal commitment to pursuing ongoing growth in professional knowledge and skills.  Which of the following strategies would be most effective for facilitating this objective?
    • A. 

      Conducting regular workshops for colleagues and families about the characteristics and needs of students with cognitive impairments.

    • B. 

      Maintaining active membership in associations and organizations dedicated to students with cognitive impairments.

    • C. 

      Developing collaborative relationships with general education teachers whose classes include students with cognitive impairments.

    • D. 

      Advocating strongly to school administrators on behalf of students in the school who have cognitive impairments.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following statements best describes a correct procedure for maintaining records for students with disabilities?
    • A. 

      A teacher of students with cognitive impairments keeps student records in a locked file cabinet.

    • B. 

      A school nurse keeps student records in the health office along with students' health records.

    • C. 

      A school district's director of special education is responsible for maintaining all student records.

    • D. 

      A school provides online access of student records to students' parents/guardians.

  • 15. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Videotaping the class and reviewing the videos on a regular basis

    • B. 

      Asking students for feedback about the way she organizes learning activities

    • C. 

      Comparing classroom data with self assessment

    • D. 

      Asking the school principal to observe a class and provide feedback

  • 16. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Reporting the matter to the Department of Human Services

    • B. 

      Creating a simple morning schedule for Jane and going over it with her

    • C. 

      Calling the student's mother to discuss the matter with her

    • D. 

      Passing this information on to the school counselor for further investigation