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1. How many households had at least one child with a special health care need in 2005–2006?

A. Nearly 5%

B. Nearly 14%

C. Nearly 22%

D. Nearly 35%

2. Which of the following is NOT an aspect of health screenings and assessments?

A. Collecting and reviewing children’s immunization records

B. Reviewing health histories for risk factors and dietary habits

C. Health fair or special health screening events where a child’s hearing and vision are checked

D. IQ tests to measure cognitive skills

3.Which of the following ensures that children with disabling conditions are able to participate in and be supported to progress in general education?





4. The most common side effects of vaccines occur within a few hours after the vaccine and include:

A. pain, swelling, and redness at the site of the injection.

B. fatigue, muscle pain, and loss of appetite.

C. fever and malaise.

D. weakness, wheezing, and hives.

5. The association between the presence of thimerosal in vaccines and autism is:

A. not clearly supported.

B. clearly supported.

C. documented through health histories.

D. research validated.

6. Which of the following statements best describes a recommended teaching approach for teaching children about a peer’s medical condition?

A. Teachers must not teach children about medical conditions without obtaining special permission from parents.

B. Teachers must not give information about medical conditions because children are not old enough to understand and it will cause fear.

C. Educating classmates about children’s special health care needs requires a teacher’s special attention to developmentally age-appropriate messages.

D. It is best to educate children about medical conditions when the child with the medical condition is not present.

7.Early symptoms of asthma first exhibited in infancy are which of the following?

A. Developmental delay

B. Hyperactivity

C.  Frequent infections and chronic cough

D. Frequent allergies and sleeplessness

8. Ongoing assessments include:

A. vision screenings.

B. reviewing the health history.

C. daily health checks.

D. immunization status.

9.One of the goals of Healthy People 2020  is to ensure that all children have dental care through the schools. Attain high quality, longer lives free of preventable disease, disability, injury, and premature death t Achieve health equity, eliminate disparities, and improve the health of all groups t Create social and physical environments that promote good health for all t Promote quality of life, healthy development, and healthy behaviors across all life stages

A. provide all children access to a public education.

B. ensure that schools have one school nurse for every 750 students.

C. provide special needs health care in all schools.

D. ensure that all children have dental care through the schools.

10. Mothers who contract rubella during pregnancy are at risk for having a baby with:

A. heart defects.

B. low birth weight.

C. hearing loss.

D. visual impairments.

11. An assessment that reviews and considers many factors that influence children’s health is called a(n):

A. health evaluation.

B. qualitative study.

C. health plan.

D. anecdotal observation.

12.A teacher might ask a parent, “Does the child tend to take risks?” to gather information for:

A. mental and emotional histories.

B. supervision and safety plans.

C. developmental growth assessments.

D. nutritional screenings.

13.Which of the following is true about daily health checks?

A. They do not involve the parents.

B. They can be used to track the spread of diseases.

C. They require the teacher to spend at least ten minutes checking each child.

D. They are not necessary, except during flu season.

14. Common health care problems related to the immune system include all of the following EXCEPT:

A. muscular dystrophy.

B. dental caries.

C. eczema.

D. allergies.

15.Many children with special health care needs are presented with functional limitations which means:

A. they have limited capability to participate in the activities of daily living

B. their intervention requires extensive treatment not available in school programs.

C. despite their limitations, they still fall within the functional range of growth and development.

D. positive functional status is rarely dependent on services from a special education service.

16. Which of the following plans is for children ages 0–3 and is intended to support and provide services that are targeted to improving the child’s developmental progress?

A. Individualized Education Program (IEP)

B. Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)

C. Individualized Health Plan (IHP)

D. Individuals with Disabilities Plan (IDP)

17.Which of the following plans is for children in the school setting ages 3–21 who need special education services due to cognitive, motor, social, and communication impairments?

A. Individualized Education Program (IEP)

B. Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)

C. Individualized Health Plan (IHP)

D. Individuals with Disabilities Plan (IDP)


18. Children with special health care needs are those who have

A. or are at risk for a chronic physical, developmental, behavioral, or emotional condition.

B. a diagnosed health risk that impairs two or more domains of development.

C. a diagnosed health risk that prevents them from achieving functional status.

D. a health risk that forces exclusion from programs and school classrooms.

19.When discussing children with a special need such as diabetes, which of the following is most appropriate?

A. Diabetic children

B. Children with diabetes

C. Special needs children

D. Special needs children with diabetes

20.The use of Body Mass Index charts to measure body fat is recommended for children beginning at:

A. age 12.

B. age 6.

C. age 2.

D. birth.
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