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Self-Assessment

Complete the following quiz.

1) Person centered planning for individuals with disabilities has been used for approximately

a) 10 years
b) 25 years
c) 50 years
d) 75 years
 

2) In Beth Mount's Ted Talk she expresses her belief that everyone has _____________

a) a purpose, a place in society and a need to belong.
b) friends, acquaintances and service providers.
c) a gift, a destiny and a place that needs the gift.
d) abilities, interests and a desire to work.
 

3) Which of these were created to assist in planning specifically for learners with deaf-blindness?

a) Dreams and Fears maps
b) Expressive and Receptive Communication maps
c) Preferences and Choices maps
d) Background and History maps
 

4) Which of the following best describes the purpose of a History map?

a) Record significant life events
b) Help providers better understand what a learner and his or her family have faced in the past
c) Visually illustrate both positive and negative personal experiences
d) All of the above
 

5) Which of the following statements is not true?

a) The term "PCP process" describes the meeting where a set of maps is created.
b) The learner and family take the lead in the PCP process.
c) Developing an Action Plan is an important part of the PCP process.
d) The PCP process is voluntary, rather than mandated.
 

6) What are three main characteristics of person centered planning?

a) Follows a prescribed format, Takes place in the home, Includes siblings
b) Voluntary, Positive focus, Led by the learner's main teacher
c) Holistic, Visual, Collaborative
d) Roadmap, Collaborative, Static
 

7) If each of these persons were part of a learner's life who should not be invited to a PCP meeting?

a) Extended family members
b) Former speech therapist
c) Special Olympics coach
d) Long-time family friend
e) None of the above
 

8) How might a PCP team use a Dreams map?

a) To determine long term goals
b) To help families realize certain goals are unattainable
c) To think about future employment possibilities
d) A and C
e) All of the above
 

9) Which maps would offer the most information to assist a team working to improve communication skills for a learner with deaf-blindness or other complex learning challenges?

a) Communication, Dreams and Fears
b) Communication, Relationships and Preferences
c) Communication, History and Places
d) Communication, Who is ___? and Choices
 

10) How is the person centered planning process different than traditional educational planning?

a) Level of learner and family involvement
b) Setting
c) Scope reaches beyond school
d) All of the above
 

11) Which of these are true statements?

a) A person centered plan is useful at key transition points
b) Members of the PCP team may change as it evolves over time
c) Participants in a PCP meeting often come away with new insights and ideas
d) A and C
e) All of the above
 

12) Which is not a value of a person centered planning approach?

a) Providing a safe place for open, honest sharing
b) Maintaining a positive focus
c) Recognition that action plans facilitate accountability and shared responsibility
d) Including a variety of individuals increases everyone's understanding of the learner and his or her unique gifts and needs
e) None of the above