ComDis Test 3

ComDis Test 3 - CD110: Exam #3 Language 1. a. b. c. d. 2....

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CD110: Exam #3 Language 1. Which of the following statements about learning disabilities is false? a. Many individuals with learning disabilities have average or above average IQ b. It is largely defined by exclusion c. Individuals with learning disabilities don’t pay attention d. Learning disabilities persist across the lifespan 2. Which of the following does not include English syntax? a. Bilingual/Bicultural (BiBi) b. Total communication (TC) c. American sign language (ASL) d. Manually-coded English (MCE) 3. Which method is likely to be LEAST effective in assessing language disorders in culturally diverse populations? a. Assess communication skills within the individual’s own cultural group b. Test, teach and retest c. A Standardized Scholastic Aptitude Test d. None of the above 4. At roughly age 3-8 months typically-developing children begin to a. form two word sentences b. acquire their first words c. babble d. experience a vocabulary spurt 5. The preferred term when referring to individuals who have some degree of hearing loss is a. Deaf b. deaf c. hearing-impaired d. hard-of-hearing 6. The preferred language of the Deaf Community is a. ASL b. MCE c. Oral d. None of the above 7. Scanning is a. the failure to make eye contact as in the autistic child b. a technique for reading rapidly c. a technique used in AAC d. none of the above 8. Which of the following is clearly NOT a cause of autism? a. Genetic syndromes b. Metabolic disease c. Prenatal injury d. Brain injury after age eighteen 9. What major development in language typically occurs during the second to third year? a. The first word b. The first word combinations c. Production of complex sentences d. Swear words
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10. John says ‘Hi Tom’. Tom replies ‘Hi Tom’. This is an example of a. echolalia, a characteristic of Autism b. metalanguage c. a protoword d. over-generalization 11. One point made evident by the in-class movie “All the Special Children” is that a. Speech/Language pathologists must often deal with severe behavioral problems b. The social/pragmatic approach has had limited success in dealing with children who have learning disabilities. c. Normal brain development requires an ever increasing number of neural connections d. None of the above 12. Saying the word “eated” instead of “ate” is a. a sign of a language disorder b. typical of children with autism c. an example of an overgeneralization in the use of a language rule that is common during language development d. none of the above 13. A person who has a severe expressive language disorder would most likely benefit from a. a hearing aid b. extensive MCE training c. an AAC device d. none of the above 14. This region of the brain is referred to as the “Executive Brain” because in regulates our behavior to fit social norms. a.
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ComDis Test 3 - CD110: Exam #3 Language 1. a. b. c. d. 2....

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