Special Educational Needs (Sen) Advanced - Qp1

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Special Educational Needs (Sen) Advanced - Qp1

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  • 1. 
    A learning difficulty is observed where a child has a ‘significantly greater difficulty in learning than the majority of children’ of the same age. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A child with a learning difficulty, therefore, whether it is due to a _______ disability such as impaired eyesight, or due to an intellectual or information processing disability, has the right to access special educational provision as defined by the Education Act 1996.
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Mental

  • 3. 
    Constructivism is effectively ‘child-centred development’.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The zone of proximal development is based on the idea of ______ the skills and abilities that can be obtained by the child on his or her own, with those that can be achieved with support from someone else who is more skilled.
    • A. 

      Developing

    • B. 

      Comparing

    • C. 

      Identifying

  • 5. 
    Jean Piaget maintained that when children learn new things, that information is adapted by the child so that it reflects and fits with things they already know. He said that this was achieved through the processes of either:-   (Select Two)
    • A. 

      Assimilation

    • B. 

      Acquisition

    • C. 

      Accommodation

  • 6. 
    Reducing isolation and improving social development are not important aspects of education, particularly for children with SEN because these are minor issues that can obstruct a child’s ability to adapt to the outside world at a later stage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Skills mentioned below are useful for working with learners of all abilities, but they are particularly useful for encouraging participation and inclusion for children and young people with SEN:-   (Select Five)
    • A. 

      Relationship building

    • B. 

      Honesty

    • C. 

      Emphathy

    • D. 

      Listening

    • E. 

      Skilled questioning

    • F. 

      Non-verbal communication

  • 8. 
    Structured conversations are seen as very useful tools to engage parents and assist with school support, by focusing on ________ and outcomes, and listening to parents in order to access their knowledge, schools can target the teaching, activities and appropriate interventions more effectively.
    • A. 

      Limitations

    • B. 

      Restrictions

    • C. 

      Progress

  • 9. 
    By engaging and supporting parents in the process of learning and achievement, schools can find that there is a vast increase in progress both within and without the school environment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Assessment is the only way of monitoring educational progress, whether the learner has special educational needs or not.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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