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The ability to receive and interpret social situations, generate appropriate social responses, and interact with others is:

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called social competence

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The two main definitions of learning disabilities used today are:

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NJCLD and IDEA 97

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Students with learning disabilities, when compared with non-disabled peers, are:

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less likely to interact with teachers and classmates

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Learned helplessness may develop in students because of:

  • a history of school failure
  • the belief that failure is a result of personal lack of ability
  • negative attitudes and lowered expectations
  • all of the above
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all of the above

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In general education classrooms, students with disabilities are more likely to be accepted by their peers when they are:

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accepted by their teachers

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Students with learning and behavior difficulties often view themselves:

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more negatively than students with average abilities

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Definitions used to make eligibility and classifications decisions as to whether a student has a learning disability include:

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a discrepancy between the student’s IQ and their academic achievement

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Which child described below exhibits “unexpected under-achievement?”

  • Lillyann, grade 2, performs math problems at the 4th grade level
  • Jasmine, grade 4, performs at the fourth grade level in all areas except reading, which is at the second grade level
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Jasmine, grade 4, performs at the fourth grade level in all areas except reading, which is at the second grade level

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Which of the following are common characteristics found in students with specific learning disabilities?

  • may have a passive approach to learning
  • may have trouble acquiring basic skills
  • may not be good at using effective learing strategies
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all of the above

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Approximately what percentage of all children with disabilities are identified as having learning disabilities?

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50%

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Concern has been expressed that the number of students identified as having a learning disability has:

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grown tremendously in years

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The intellectual ability (IQ) of individuals with learning disabilities falls:

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within the average to above average range

12
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The term “learning disabilities” refers to:

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a heterogeneous group of disorders

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The hidden curriculum consists of:

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skills and expectations that students must infer (figure out for themselves) because they are not taught

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Research has found that EVEN BEFORE being identified as learning disabled, students with social skill problems are:

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less accepted by peers

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Characteristics of students with learning disabilities:

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cover a broad range of learning difficulties