Question 1 (1 point)
The “wait-to-fail” model waits until the gap between IQ and achievement is wide enough to be noticeable.
Question 2 (1 point)
The U.S. Department of Education’s definition of learning disabilities presumes that such a disability is a result of cultural, or economic disadvantages.
Question 3 (1 point)
Andrew is a student who is reported to be “twice exceptional.” This indicates that he can be labeled both gifted and learning disabled.
Question 4 (1 point)
Learning disabilities may manifest themselves in a child’s imperfect ability to listen, speak, and think.
Question 5 (1 point)
Although they may share some common characteristics, children who have learning disabilities represent a wide range of needs and abilities.
Question 6 (1 point)
The RTI approach. allows for early intervention based on the child’s needs.
Question 7 (1 point)
Kirk was the researcher who coined the term learning disabilities in 1962.
Question 8 (1 point)
The category “learning disabilities” was originally conceived of as a heterogeneous group of students who shared in common learning problems stemming from a neurological basis.
Question 9 (1 point)
Dyslexia is a problem in the area of math calculations.
Question 10 (1 point)
Students identified as having a learning disability who do not have a clear neurological basis for their disability are said to have explained underachievement.