Due 6pm Friday 2/6/2015
Resolution - Setting Ground Rules must be detailed and in paragraphs of 4 to 5
detail sentences each
Imagine a scenario in which you and
a new partner are discussing testing for sexually transmitted infections.
Devise a strategy for addressing this issue with your partner. Write out
a role-play conversation with your partner using the effective communication
strategies discussed in this lesson.
Due Friday 2/6/2015
A substantive paragraph or more for each
question should be included to
demonstrate your understanding of the concepts.
Please include a reference to support your ideas in this
assignment. Take the time to cover all
the elements of the question thoroughly and succinctly. Each
The worksheet contains two
parts. Please complete both parts.
PART I - Autism Spectrum Disorder is characterized as a disorder in which children
display deficits in: a) social interaction, b) verbal and nonverbal
communication, and c) repetitive behaviors or interests (National Institute of
Mental Health, 2007). For this worksheet, visit the links below and read one
individual story a child with autism. Then answer the following questions:
1) 1) Based on your reading, how can
Autism Spectrum Disorders be treated?
2) 2) What factors tend to influence
the high prevalence rates in autism diagnoses amongst children today?
1. http://www.autismspeaks.org/blog/2012/06/06/bullying-military-kids-story for
a story about a child
2. http://www.autismspeaks.org/search/apachesolr_search/child story to select a
story about a child
3. http://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism for an overview
4. http://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/prevalence for prevalence
PART II - Gifted children are those who display extremely high cognitive and
academic achievement skills. Special
Education is often viewed as services for children who struggle or fall behind. Gifted children also receive special
education services (e.g. an Individual Education Plan) much in the same way in
which children with cognitive deficits and learning disabilities do. Please
visit the link below and answer then answer the following questions:
Based on your
reading, what means do school districts use to help identify gifted children?
2) What (if any) special education services do you think
are available to gifted children in your opinion, should gifted children
receive special education services? Why? Why Not?