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RMS I Spring 2022 Final Exam

To investigate the association between extraversion and musical preference, Peter Rentfrow and Sam Gosling (2003) asked a set of undergraduate students about their favorite types of music, using a self-report questionnaire they called the STOMP (short test of music preferences). They also measured the same students’ personality traits using a self-report measure that assessed people’s extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and other traits.

 Liking for upbeat, conventional music (X) Extraversion score from personality questionnaire (Y) 4.00 3.75 3.00 2.75 2.43 5.00 3.57 4.00 4.29 5.75

Calculate the correlation coefficient and conduct hypothesis testing to determine whether the correlation is statistically significant.

1. Identify the populations, comparison distribution and assumptions: We are sampling from a population of undergraduate students. Our comparison distribution is a distribution of correlations. Assuming the distribution is approximately normal, which statement is true about the remaining assumption?

a. The sample was randomly selected; therefore, it meets the assumption.

b. The sample was randomly selected; therefore, it does not meet the assumption.

c. The sample was not randomly selected; therefore, it meets the assumption.

d. The sample was not randomly selected; therefore, it does not meet the assumption.

2. State the Null and Research Hypotheses

i. What is the null hypothesis?

a. H0: r = 0

b. H0: r = 1

c. H0: r < 1

d. H0: r ≠ 0

ii. What is the research hypothesis?

a. H0: r = 0

b. H0: r = 1

c. H0: r < 1

d. H0: r ≠ 0

3. Determine the characteristics of the comparison distribution: r distribution with N-2 degrees of freedom

i. MX =

ii. MY =

iii. SSX =

iv. SSY =

v. SDX =

vi. SDY =

4. Calculate the test statistic:

i. r =

ii. How would you interpret the correlation coefficient?

a. large, or strong, positive

b. medium, or moderate positive

c. small, or weak, positive

d. large, or strong negative

5. Make a decision based on critical value for the r distribution for 1-tailed test with an alpha level of 0.05.

a. Fail to reject the null hypothesis because the sample correlation coefficient is greater than the critical value.

b. Fail to reject the null hypothesis because the sample correlation coefficient is less than the critical value.

c. Reject the null hypothesis because the sample correlation coefficient is greater than the critical value.

d. Reject the null hypothesis because the sample correlation coefficient is less than the critical value.

6. The population correlation coefficient r = .24, what type of error was committed?

a. Type I error because we rejected a true null hypothesis.

b. Type I error because we failed to reject a false null hypothesis.

c. Type II error because we failed to reject a false null hypothesis.

d. Type II error because we rejected a true null hypothesis.

7. If this were a distribution of means, at what size would this sample need for the central limit theorem to apply?

a. 15

b. 20

c. 25

d. 30

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GUIDES FOR FAMILIES

Students will create a guide for families and parents who have a family member with a developmental disability.  This is not a literature review, but should be a professional guide (with references) that can be given to a family who has a young child with a disability.  The guide should “walk” the family through the process of early intervention, inclusion education, and transition into adulthood.  Additionally, the guide should give descriptions, definitions, and resources for all family members as the member with the disability transitions through the life cycle.  Throughout the guide, students must include at least 3 different types of supports or approaches that have been supported by recent literature to be effective when working with individuals with disabilities and their families (examples: individual parent therapy, family support groups, facilitated family activities, individual behavior interventions, sibling support groups, etc.)

· Description/Definition of the disability.

· Description, information, and resources about Early Intervention (Part C Services).

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· You should include: How to get services, what is an IFSP, how to get an IFSP, what kinds of services may be offered, what are the local resources that may be helpful.

· Description, information, and resources about Public School transition and inclusion education (Part B Services).

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· You should include:: How to get services, what is an IEP, how to get an IEP, what kinds of services may be offered, what are the local resources that may be helpful.

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· You should include: What is a transition plan, when does the process begin, how can I request that it begin, what should be included in the plan, what services in the area may be helpful.

· Description, information, and resources for siblings.

· Description, information, and resources for parents (individually and as couples).

· Description, information, and resources for the entire family unit

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· Feel free to consider family fun activities and financial assistance in this section.

· APA citations and referencing, resource citations and referencing

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*PLEASE COVER ALL ASPECTS OF THIS ASSIGNMENT!!!!!!!!

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• Discuss the benefits of being involved in child educational programming.  Also discuss the obstacles that families may face in the attempt to be involved.  Read the following sources to guide your background knowledge.
• Odom, Horner, Snell, and Blacher, Handbook of Developmental Disabilities, Chapter 28.
• Spann, S.J., Kohler, F.W., & Soenksen, D. (2003). Examining parents’ involvement in and perceptions of special education services: An interview with families in a parent support group.  Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 18, 228-237
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• Williams, P.D., Piamjariyakul, U., Graff, J.C., & Stanton, A. (2010). Developmental disabilities: Effects on well siblings. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric nursing, 33, 39-55.
• Discuss the findings from the article and the themes discussed by the researchers.  As a professional who will provide family-centered services, how can you include siblings in the supportive therapeutic process?  Also, consider what responsibilities the siblings may encounter as they move into adulthood.
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• Discuss the complications that addiction and violence can add to the home of a family with a member who has a disability as discussed in Chapter 7 of Hanson & Lynch, Understanding Families.  Do you think having a family member with a disability increases the risk factors for addiction and violence and why?  Find and discuss at least one local resource (local to you) that can assist families encountering addiction and/or violence. PLEASE COVER ALL ASPECT OF THE ASSIGNMENT!!!
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NEW Q&A DIS REGARD THE OTHER!!!!Due Date 3/18

· Describe the differences in services that you can provide for parents with a child diagnosed with a developmental disability.  What kinds of recommendations can you suggest for the parents?  Compare and contrast the different views/issues of mothers and fathers as well as the differences in regards to the age of the child with a disability.  Consider the possible implications having a child with a disability may have on parent relations an/or marriage.  Lastly, discuss the possibility of parents and their identification with having a child with a disability and the impact this may have on their well-being (Does this define them? Have they lost their own identity?)  Please read the following articles for background knowledge:

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· Hastings, R.P., Kovshoff, H., Brown, T., Wards, N.J., Espinosa, F.D., & Remington, B. (2005). Coping strategies in mothers and fathers of preschool and school-age children with autism. Autism, 9, 377-391.

· White, N., & Hastings, R.P. (2004). Social and professional support for parents of adolescents with severe intellectual disabilities.  Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 17, 181-190.

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• Discuss the stages/phases of family – professional partnerships as outlined in Chapter 9 of Hanson & Lynch, Understanding Families.  Then discuss what you can do as a professional to improve communication with families.  Read the case studies presented on page 224-225 of Hanson & Lynch and discuss what the practitioner did well to foster communication and collaboration.  What else would you do, in regard to this case study to promote further communication and collaboration? PLEASE COVER ALL ASPECTS OF THE ASSIGNMENT!

Separate the Q & A assignment NO COVER SHEET NEEDED

• Discuss the importance of family – professional alliances as outlined in Chapter 9 of Hanson & Lynch, Understanding Families.  Discuss each myth of family-centered practice and incorporate what you should do as a professional to ensure you are providing family-centered practice to the families you may work with in the future.  Lastly, be sure to discuss your own personal comfort in providing family-centered services and the obstacles that you may encounter in the future.

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Students will conduct a literature review on either early childhood, inclusion (elementary age), or transitioning issues that individuals with disabilities encounter as they progress into adulthood. Students will include the following:
Description of early childhood, inclusion, or transition depending upon your topic (What is it, when does it happen, when to begin preparation?)
(See Odom, Horner, Snell, & Blancher, Handbook of developmental disabilities). Protections, services,and rights included in the IDEA, Part C or Part B,Americans with
Disabilities Act (ADA), RehabilitationAct of 1973. Students will discuss at least 3 issues of that age. One reflection page (at the end of the literature review) including how the information researched and obtained will assist them in their current or future work in the field. Students should provide at least one real-world example and/or case study to exemplify how the information will be utilized.

A 5- to 7-page paper, not including title page and reference section, is required. Students should select at least 6 articles from peer-reviewed journals (e.g., Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities) to be included in the paper (DO NOT include articles found on the internet). The articles referenced by the student in the paper should be listed in the Reference section at the end of the paper. Course materials  (readings from books and journals) should also be incorporated in the paper. The student should also address at the end of the paper how the information researched and obtained will assist them in their current or future work in the field. The entire paper and reference section should be in APA format.

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Your Assignment should be in APA Format with Title Page and Content Page
Q1: Explain 5 different types of Cardio vascular Diseases. (Not from the class that we discussed)
Q2: During the last class, you studied about uncontrollable risk Factors for CVD (Cardiovascular Disease).
Now explore some Controllable Risk factors that you can alter/change to reduce the chances.
a) Mr X has been diagnosed with Atherosclerosis. His mother also had this disease. Comment about one
Controllable and one Uncontrollable risk factors responsible for his condition. Suggest a diet and
Exercise Plan for him.
1-Controllable Factor
2-Uncontrollable Factor
3-Diet Plan which reduces cardio vascular disease (min.2)
4- Cardio Exercise(min 2)
b) Mrs. Y has been diagnosed with High Blood Pressure. He is a south Asian male and does not have
time to cook at home. Comment about one Controllable and one Uncontrollable risk factors responsible
for his condition. Suggest a diet and Exercise Plan for him.
1-Controllable Factor
2-Uncontrollable Factor
3-Diet Plan which reduces cardio vascular disease (min.2)
4- Cardio Exercise (min 2)
C) Mr. Z has a highly demanding job. His success was running high until he was diagnosed with
Atherosclerosis last March. Comment about one Controllable and one Uncontrollable risk factors
responsible for his condition. Suggest a diet and Exercise Plan for him.
1-Controllable Factor
2-Uncontrollable Factor
3-Diet Plan which reduces cardio vascular disease (min.2)
4- Cardio Exercise(min 2)

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• Discuss the benefits of being involved in child educational programming.  Also discuss the obstacles that families may face in the attempt to be involved.  Read the following sources to guide your background knowledge.
• Odom, Horner, Snell, and Blacher, Handbook of Developmental Disabilities, Chapter 28.
• Spann, S.J., Kohler, F.W., & Soenksen, D. (2003). Examining parents’ involvement in and perceptions of special education services: An interview with families in a parent support group.  Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 18, 228-237.
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• Discuss the impact of disability on family life as outlines in Chapter 5 of Hanson & Lynch, Understanding Families.  Be sure to discuss the facets of family life that you did not originally expect to be impacted by disability.  Next, read the case study on page 107-108 in Hanson & Lynch.  Research and discuss 2 local (local to you) programs and/or supports that may be of assistance to each family.
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• Discuss the traditional and evolving family roles and functions as outlined in Chapter 4 of Hanson & Lynch, Understanding Families.  Add your thoughts and reactions from the perspective of a professional who may work with these families.  Incorporate the race, culture, and diversity issues presented in Odom, Horner, Snell, and Blacher, Handbook of Developmental Disabilities Chapter 4.

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Discuss the theoretical perspectives for understanding families as outlined in Chapter 3 of Hanson & Lynch, Understanding Families.  Compare and contract the perspectives presented.  Which theoretical perspectives can you imagine utilizing more often? Least often? Why?

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Describe what a family is, based on your own experiences and preconceived notion of the definition of family. Then compare this to some of the discussed families in Chapter 1 of Hanson & Lynch, Understanding Families. Chapter 2 outlines diversity in contemporary families and highlights many of the complex issues that may be easily overlooked.

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