Online Test

Autism Spectrum Disorder - PT - 5 Hour

INSTRUCTIONS

You will need to answer 18 questions correctly to pass the test.

1. Boys have approximately four to five times higher incidence than girls for ASD. (p.4)

2. Which of the following is NOT considered a possible etiological factor for Autism Spectrum Disorder? (p.4-7)

3. Credible contemporary research has not established any causative relationship between vaccines and the development of ASD in children. (p.7)

4. Which of the following is NOT a typical symptom associated with ASD? (p.7)

5. A 3-year-old girl suddenly stops talking. Her parents also notice that she is often out of breath and frequently wrings her hands. These symptoms are consistent with _______. (p.11-12)

6. Which of the following is NOT a condition associated with ASD? (p.12-15)

7. Which developmental screening tool is used to identify developmental delays in children 6-24 months of age and consists of 24 multiple choice questions? (p.16-17)

8. Screening tools that incorporate information from the parent are not valid. (p.20)

9. A diagnosis of ASD is positively confirmed through biomedical markers and laboratory testing. (p.21)

10. There is strong evidence to support the role of routine clinical neuroimaging in the diagnostic evaluation of ASD. (p.22)

11. The Autism Diagnosis Interview - Revised (ADI-R) is a clinical diagnostic instrument used for assessing autism in children and adults. (p.23)

12. A child with severe deficits in verbal an nonverbal communication and has extreme difficulty coping with change would be classified as Level _______. (P.25)

13. Which of the following is NOT associated with Social Communication Disorder? (p.25-26)

14. Functional communication remains one of the weakest predictors of adaptive outcome for individuals with autism spectrum disorders across the lifespan. (p.27)

15. Differences between progress monitoring in the educational system and progress monitoring in healthcare relate primarily to terminology. (p. 30)

16. Sensory motor proficiency involves taking in information through a variety of sensory channels, interpreting and understanding these sensations, and developing a response to them. (p.31-32)

17. There is no global consensus on which intervention strategy is most effective for treating individuals with ASD. (p.32)

18. Early intervention has been associated with gains in verbal and nonverbal communication, higher intelligence scores, and improved peer interactions. (p.33)

19. Which of the following is NOT one of the identified domains of treatment? (p.34)

20. Antecedent interventions involve the modification of situational events that typically precede the occurrence of a target behavior. (p.35-36)

21. Which treatment methodology incorporates child selected activities with "teachable moments" to facilitate learning? (p.43)

22. The only medications FDA approved to treat aspects of ASD are_______. (p.51-53)

23. It is estimated that as many as _______ of all children with autism may never develop verbal language skills. (p.54-55)

24. _______ is specialized therapy based on the premise that the brain's response to basic sensory input must be normalized before higher-order processes can be addressed. (p.55-56)

25. Which of the following statements regarding the Individuals with Disability Education Act (IDEA) is TRUE? (p.57-58)