Chapter 1 Quiz

When looking at the historical perspective of services for children with exceptionalities, the 1950s saw

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the passage of new legislation requiring schools to serve these children.

the beginning of many preschool programs for these children.

the Council for Exceptional Children being founded.

the beginning of special programs in some states for these children.

From an educator’s point of view, identification of a student as exceptional is necessary when the student a. has an obvious interindividual difference.


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requires special adaptations in the educational program.

has a parent who wants services.

has an obvious intraindividual difference.

a. has an obvious interindividual difference.

Children with                                 are the only exceptional children not covered under federal legislation.



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vision loss/blindness


special gifts and talents

hearing loss/deafness

In defining the term children with exceptionalities, which characteristic is most central?


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The child deviates from the normal population in intellectual ability

The child is from a lower socioeconomic background.

The child shows evidence of multiple disabilities.

The child’s deviation is extensive enough to warrant modification of educational services or practices.

Legally recognized categories of exceptionality are defined by

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the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA).

the laws of individual states.

No Child Left Behind (NCLB).

the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).

Educators use   ____________________________________

to address the intraindividual differences that require adjustments to


Unsupported image type.the educational program for a child with exceptionalities.



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No Child Left Behind rules

individualized education programs (IEPs)

NAEYC standards

career goals

Intraindividual differences


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consider how a child compares to other children.

are not useful in developing individual plans of instruction.

are the differences in abilities within the same child.

are stable as the child ages.

Shannon, who is 10 years old, has the intelligence of a 12-year-old and the social behavior of a 8-year-old. This discrepancy is referred to by the authors of your text as an


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interindividual difference

intraindividual difference.

Interindividual differences are differences that exist

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between a child and other children.

between a child and his or her environment.

but are not observable in a child.

between different areas of a single child’s development.

Using tiers to deliver different intensity of instruction and intervention is an example of

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Differential Instruction Methods (DIM).

Differential Instruction Methods (DIM).

Response to Intervention (RtI)

Formal Appropriate Education (FAE).

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