Special Education Law Quiz! Trivia Questions

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Special Education Law Quiz! Trivia Questions

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  • 1. 
    Miss Jones is a 6th-grade math teacher. She will be teaching 2 co-taught inclusion classes this semester. Where should she look for information on how to provide an "appropriate" education for her students that have special needs?
    • A. 

      A book about how to teach students with special needs

    • B. 

      Each individual student's IEP

    • C. 

      Student state testing scores

    • D. 

      It is written in the stars

  • 2. 
    Billy was the captain of the varsity football team. Two months into the school year, he and his buddies got into a bad car accident, and he was paralyzed from the waist down. When he returned to school a couple of months later, he had fallen behind in his schoolwork. To make matters worse, the bathroom stalls at his school are not wheelchair accessible, and his Trig class is on the second floor of a wing with no elevators. What law(s), if any, has the school violated?
    • A. 

      Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

    • B. 

      Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

    • C. 

      Both Section 504 and ADA

    • D. 

      No laws have been broken

  • 3. 
    Billy, from the previous question, wants to remain involved in team sports. Does the school have to honor his wishes?
    • A. 

      They have to allow him to be on the team because he was the captain when the accident happened.

    • B. 

      He has to be allowed to try out for the teams in which he is interested, but they do not have to let him on the team unless he is as qualified to play as his non-disabled peers.

    • C. 

      They must find something he can do for the team, even if it just team manager.

  • 4. 
    One of the primary reasons for the Response to Intervention (RTI) process is...
    • A. 

      To reduce the overall number of students referred for special education testing, and help prevent the over-identification of certain races/nationalities in special education

    • B. 

      To get students into special education classes faster

  • 5. 
    In order for students with special needs to succeed in a less restrictive environment, they will probably need some ___________________. These are found in the student's IEP and must be followed, or the teacher risks the parents exercising due process.
  • 6. 
    At what age does an individual become ineligible for IDEA provided special education services?
  • 7. 
    What law picks up where IDEA leaves off at age 22, providing assistance to those with special needs while they are involved in federally funded programs? This includes accommodations in college.
  • 8. 
    Which of the following settings would probably be the "least restrictive" and most appropriate for a student with a mild to moderate mathematical learning disability?
    • A. 

      Special school for students with special needs

    • B. 

      Resource (small group) math class

    • C. 

      Co-taught inclusion math class (co-taught meaning with one general education teacher and one special education teacher / inclusion meaning in the class with the general education students)

    • D. 

      General education classroom with no special assistance

  • 9. 
    High incidence disabilities are those that are more common, such as learning disabilities, mild intellectual disabilities, and speech/language disorders. Low incidence disabilities are those that are less common, such as severe/profound intellectual disabilities, traumatic brain injury, and deaf/blind. Which category(s) of disabilities is/are most likely to be served in the general education setting? (Select one or both.)
    • A. 

      High Incidence Disabilities

    • B. 

      Low Incidence Disabilities

  • 10. 
    States are required to utilize a pre-referral system such as RTI to prevent over-representation of a particular race or ethnicity in special education.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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