Mean will it ever change how can you sit there and

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mean? Will it ever change? How can you sit there and keep talking as though it's no big thing?”
Example 3: “If we do this special education thing for a few months then he will catch up and go back to the regular classroom, right?”
Example 4: Overwhelming joy & relief, “finally an explanation!”
Example 5: Calling the audiologist repeatedly asking “does my son really need to wear his hearing aids or can he just get by without them? The school really wants him to wear them.”
Example 6: “This is her mother’s fault, this didn’t come from me.” Father leaves IEP meeting.
________________________________________________________________________________ CHAPTER 6 Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities or Mental Retardation What is intelligence?
Who designed the first IQ test and why?
Is the concept of “mental age” out of date?
IQ Draw a Bell Curve with 4 standard deviations above and below the mean.
Potential for _ cultural bias __. Intellectual assessments are often criticized because of their highly verbal nature and reflection of middle-class Anglo standards. Stability of IQ. An IQ test reports a person’s performance only at a _ particular point __in time; intelligence is not __ static __ but capable of changing, and in some cases, the change can be significant. _ Overemphasis __ on IQ scores. An IQ score is not the sole indicator of an individual’s ability, nor is it a measure of the person’s worth, yet IQ is often stressed at the expense of other factors, such as motivation or adaptive skills.

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