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Infant Toddler Development Training
Module 6, Lesson 5



1. Which of the following are current intervention strategies for autism or autism spectrum disorders?
a. floor time, applied behavior analysis, meditation, and nutritional supplements
b. applied behavior analysis, positive behavior support, and visual and social supports
c. applied behavior analysis, structured play time, and mood elevators
d. respite, positive behavior support, floor time, and unstructured play

2. Sara is a 13 month old with Down syndrome. She was referred to the ITDS to assist in planning appropriate activities. Sara had an initial diagnosis of Tetralogy of Fallot. What would the ITDS not need to consider when planning activities with the parents?
a. Have the defects been repaired and what physical activity has been recommended?
b. If the defects have not been repaired, how much activity can the child tolerate without jeopardizing oxygenation?
c. Have the primary medical doctor and pediatric cardiologist been consulted?
d. What is the surgical success rate of the cardiologist the family has chosen to care for Sara?

3. Bradley, a 6 month-old infant, is beginning to show some delay in his developmental milestones. Bradley has a diagnosis of Sickle Cell Disease. What is a complication of Sickle Cell Disease?
a. impaired vision
b. organomegaly
c. rosy cheeks
d. mild seizures

4. What factor makes a difference in the outcomes of infants of mothers who have HIV?
a. prenatal iron supplements
b. mother and infant AZT treatment
c. postnatal isolation for the infant
d. a father in the home

5. During implementation of strategies and activities with a child who has intensive special needs and health issues, the ITDS must
a. avoid visiting the child or family without another team member present.
b. be aware of the tolerance level of the child and adjust the duration.
c. research the condition in order to interpret the medical protocols to the family.
d. avoid having the family continue any of the strategies in between sessions.


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