It's time to test what you've learned in this mini-course.
1: Which of the following statements is true regarding the difference between an IEP and a Section 504 plan?
A. A Section 504 team does not have to consult the parents, whereas an IEP team does.
B. An IEP involves a team of experts meeting to discuss a child's abilities, while a Section 504 plan does not involve a team of experts.
C. An IEP provides access to special accommodations for a child with a cochlear implant, while a Section 504 plan does not.
D. Children with cochlear implants are not eligible for Section 504 plans.
2: When presenting information about your child to the educational team it is advisable to:
A. Leave time for questions at the end
B. Bring visual aids
C. Invite an additional speaker who knows your child's strengths and challenges to address the group
D. Make notes of what went well/what you would change for next time after the meeting is over
E. All of the above
F. A, B, and D only
3: How often should the teacher conduct a sound test with your child?
A. Once a week
B. At the beginning of the school year
C. Every morning
D. Monthly
4: Which of the following pieces of information should you convey to your child's teacher?
A. Names of the parents of your child's closest friends
B. Your child's developmental history
C. If your child previously attended a school for the deaf or hard of hearing
D. What strategies have helped your child in the past
E. A, C, and D
F. B, C, and D
5: Changes to the classroom that would better support the hearing of your child with a cochlear implant include all of the following EXCEPT:
A. Improving acoustics
B. Creating a visual classroom
C. Enforcing classroom rules
D. Reducing background noise
E. Assigning less homework to the child with the cochlear implant
6: True or false: Both your child and your child’s teacher will benefit from meeting prior to the start of the school year.
A. True
B. False