Special Educational Needs (Sen) Advanced - Qp5

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Special Educational Needs (Sen) Advanced - Qp5

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  • 1. 
    Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) are a neurological issue, rather than a psychological one, and they refer to difficulties experienced by a person in the way they learn and process information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) is a term that is often used to describe a number of difficulties that frequently overlap in one person and these include:-    (Select Five)
    • A. 

      Dyslexia

    • B. 

      Dysgraphia

    • C. 

      Dyspraxia

    • D. 

      Memory Loss

    • E. 

      Dyscalculia

    • F. 

      ADHD and ADD

  • 3. 
    Memory is extremely important to learning, and various types of memory can be identified:-  (Select Three) 
    • A. 

      Working memory

    • B. 

      Dysfunctional memory

    • C. 

      Short term memory

    • D. 

      Long term memory

  • 4. 
    A child that struggles with fine motor skills may find it hard to hold an ordinary pen or pencil, or a knife and fork, they might struggle to colour pictures within the lines, to use scissors, or tie their own shoelaces. Running and jumping may be hard, too.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A classically dyslexic learner is likely to have poor comprehension skills but good skills in decoding, however older pupils and adults may appear to present differently, due to their inexperience with texts in general.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Decoding skills are underpinned by phonic knowledge, and refers to the term 'phonological awareness' which is divided into sub-areas:-     (Select Four)
    • A. 

      Language sounds

    • B. 

      Rhyming

    • C. 

      Sound blending

    • D. 

      Phoneme manipulation.

    • E. 

      Muscles skills

  • 7. 
    The aim of phonics teaching is to assist children with learning and using the ________ principle, which is the understanding that there are predictable and systematic relationships between written symbols (letters) and sounds that are spoken.
    • A. 

      Alphabetic

    • B. 

      Numerical

  • 8. 
    Quantity is one of the things that dyscalculics are particularly likely to find difficult, they will often be better at understanding the spoken word and they may be better visually too. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Some dyspraxic children may find it difficult to copy from the board because their eyes don’t allow them to focus on a near object and then a far one immediately afterwards, this is called ‘repositioning gaze’.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Collaboration and sharing of __________ between parents and teachers is essential to the learning success of a dyspraxic child because it means that what is taught at school can be underpinned at home.
    • A. 

      Skills

    • B. 

      Information

    • C. 

      Knowledge

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