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1.

List three characteristics of people with Williams Syndrome.


2.


What causes Williams Syndrome?

Breaking the Shell
  3.

What is the key characteristic of autism?

a) mental retardation
b) difficulties with social interaction
c) poor language skills
d) poor spatial skills.

 

 
4.


What did brain scans reveal about autistic brains compared to normal brains?

a) they are larger than average
b) they are smaller than average
c) they are average sized
d) none of these.

 

"Each Sound is a Present"
  5.

How does is a cochlear implant different from a hearing aid?

 

 

 

 
6.


Which path does sound now take from the outside world to Kelly's brain?

a) Computer processor-> Microphone-> cochlear implant-> brain.
b) Microphone behind her ear-> cochlear implant->computer processor-> brain
c) Mircophone behind her ear->portable computer processor -> cochlear implant-> brain.
d) None of these.

 

 

Finding Her Voice
 
7.


Why can't Kara Johansen speak?

a) she's deaf
b) she's autistic
c) she has muscular dystrophy
d) she has cerebral palsy

 
8.


How does Kara communicate today?

 

 

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