Pretending to Be Normal: Living with Asperger's Syndrome Test | Final Test - Easy

Liane Holliday Willey
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Liane describes _______ as a situation in which she is unable to let go of a particular train of thought.
(a) Fascination.
(b) Amelioration.
(c) Concentration.
(d) Perseveration.

2. The stack of index cards that has to do with AS traits includes all of the following possibilities except _______.
(a) Sensory integration dysfunction.
(b) Rigid thinking.
(c) Literal mindedness.
(d) Sleep deprivation.

3. Liane lists several strategies for college students with AS to deal with geographic issues including all of the following except _____.
(a) Only scheduling classes in one building.
(b) Asking for elevator keys if you get disoriented with big crowds and lots of stairways.
(c) Asking for special needs building, transportation, and parking compensations.
(d) Taking mental pictures of different areas of campus and paying attention to landmarks.

4. Liane lists several strategies for people with AS to keep stress levels low including all of the following except _____.
(a) Making a list of assignments and scheduling them.
(b) Using visual reminders like post-it notes.
(c) Using auditory reminders on a tape recorder.
(d) Using tactile reminders like blankets.

5. Liane developed several strategies for calming her babies that would not be too motion based including all of the following except _______.
(a) Sitting in the rocking chair.
(b) Walking the floors and bouncing.
(c) Swaying very slightly from side to side.
(d) Rocking them in a cradle.

6. Liane has developed a strategy to determine the degree to which her AS is involved in a discussion in which she visualizes _______ stacks of index cards.
(a) Two.
(b) Five.
(c) Four.
(d) Three.

7. Liane describes an incident at ______ in which her daughter requested to be covered up by things to avoid sensory overload.
(a) The mall.
(b) The grocery store.
(c) The movies.
(d) School.

8. Liane thinks of her peculiarities as ______ that interferes with her communication with others.
(a) Fog.
(b) Rain.
(c) Static.
(d) Clouds.

9. Liane states that she does not want a cure for AS, rather for people to expand their definition of ______.
(a) Disability.
(b) Autism.
(c) Normal.
(d) People.

10. Liane states that she knew her _____ twin was going to be special even before she was born.
(a) First.
(b) Fourth.
(c) Second.
(d) Third.

11. Liane states that the process of parenting could thoroughly overwhelm her _____ system, making it difficult for her to calm herself.
(a) Muscular.
(b) Respiratory.
(c) Digestive.
(d) Sensory.

12. One time Liane hurried to get her daughters from school without realizing that she had left in the middle of an appointment with the ______.
(a) Dentist.
(b) Doctor.
(c) Therapist.
(d) Beautician.

13. Liane lists several strategies for college students with AS to help establish relationships with teachers including all of the following except _____.
(a) Asking your guidance counselor to find you teachers who will help with your experience.
(b) Taking only courses at which you are good.
(c) Finding appropriate teachers by asking other students who their favorite is.
(d) Taking courses only from empathetic teachers.

14. Liane believes that the people who need to know about AS include all of the following except ______.
(a) Virtual strangers.
(b) People in positions of authority over you.
(c) People with whom you are developing a strong relationship.
(d) Individuals to whom you turn for advice or support.

15. Liane struggles with teaching her daughter how to get along ______, because she also wants her to be autonomous.
(a) Historically.
(b) Socially.
(c) Academically.
(d) Functionally.

Short Answer Questions

1. Liane describes some of her most tenacious AS traits as " ______ in the breeze," liable to pop up at an inopportune moment.

2. Because of the fact that motion was difficult for Liane she was unable to ______ her babies.

3. Liane and her husband encourage their daughter to use whatever she can think of to calm herself with the exception of ______.

4. Liane realizes that her daughter's ways of ______ will be different from her own, especially since she has to grow up knowing something is wrong with her.

5. In relating to other parents, Liane discovered that while their experiences were similar, other parents were not as _____ affected as she was.

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