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Deafness with Autism: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach

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1.  Proprioceptive input provides:
  1. Input to the visual cortex
  2. Input to the joints in our body
  3. Input to the olfactory system
  4. No input at all
2.  Sensory strategies for a deaf child with autism may include which of the following:
  1. Practicing the same movement over and over again
  2. Utilizing articulation strategies to assist with verbal skills
  3. Using a dynamic surface for seating (e.g., therapy ball, disc sit)
  4. Exaggerated gesturing
3.  Several studies have demonstrated that Improvisational Music Therapy elicited significant gains in:
  1. Communication
  2. Stereotypic behaviors
  3. Social skills
  4. Gross motor skills
4.  A music intervention that could best facilitate social skills development is:
  1. Singing nursery rhymes
  2. Singing name songs
  3. Playing instruments along with a CD
  4. Watching children’s YouTube videos
5.  By what age should children with hearing loss make sustained eye contact?
  1. 5 months old
  2. 3 months old
  3. 1 month old
  4. 12 months old
6.  What are the 2 key ingredients to a successful treatment plan for a young child with a dual diagnosis of hearing loss and autism?
  1. Cochlear Implants and Team approach
  2. Team approach and Individualized Treatment plan
  3. PECS and Picture Schedules
  4. Imitating facial expressions
7.  How often should a child with a suspected additional disability to hearing loss be evaluated with standardized assessments?
  1. Every 3 months
  2. Every 12 months
  3. Every 6 months
  4. When they turn 3 years old
8.  When evaluating a child with deafness and autism or suspected autism it is important to:
  1. Use sign language
  2. Cover your mouth when you speak
  3. Assess intelligence levels
  4. Assess what level of auditory skills exist
9.  Identifying strategies that the child uses to ________ communication will help determine goals for expressive language.
  1. Avoid
  2. Initiate
  3. Participate in
  4. Distract
10.  Strategies to develop auditory skills:
  1. Require using a loud voice and slower speech
  2. Include covering the mouth with your hand
  3. May require supports with visual, tactile, or augmented communication
  4. Require a strict auditory-oral approach

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