Unit 2 Quiz

Specific Learning Difficulties Associated with Dyslexia

This quiz covers the material presented in Unit 2

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Which of the following statements is false?


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A person who is identified as having one Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) often has traits of others, to greater or lesser degrees. The exact degree of co-occurrence in any individual is hard to measure precisely because of the (...) of common characteristics.


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Which terms are used to denote the kinds of difficulties that people with dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, AD(H)D and Asperger's Syndrome commonly experience?





Fill in the blanks in the sentences below with the words ‘dyslexia’, ‘ADHD’, ‘dyspraxia’ or ‘Asperger's Syndrome’.


(a) Learners with have low frustration threshold and are easily distracted or over-focused.
(b) Learners with have preference for non-linear thought.
(c) Learners with have obsessive interests and social and communication problems.
(d) Learners with have problems with sequencing of movements.


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Which is the particular characteristic for AD(H)D?


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refers to difficulties with planning, movements, coordination and practical tasks as well as tracking and balance, poor spatial awareness and muscle tone.


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Which are the SpLDs?





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Which of these is not recommended when teaching students with dyspraxia?

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Which of these is not appropriate accommodation for learners with dyslexia in the language learning classroom?

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(...) are a group of conditions that seem to be caused by variations in the way the brain develops, leading to some individuals exhibiting a relatively unusual way of perceiving the world and processing information.


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Which of the following statements is false?

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How might dyslexia impact on learners’ progress in developing reading and writing?
These learners ...





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is a specific learning difficulty that mainly affects the development of literacy and language related skills and it is characterised by difficulties with phonological processing, rapid naming, working memory, processing speed, and the automatic development of skills that may not match up to an individual's other cognitive abilities.


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The term 'Specific Learning Difference' indicates that





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Which of the following statements about dyscalculia is false?


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