EIPA Written Test

  1. What develops as students grow and mature?
    As students grow and mature, their levels of confidence and independence, and their capacity to work and cooperate with others develops..
  2. What should educational interpreters adapt when they recognize changes in a student's development?
    It is essential that educational interpreters are able to recognize these changes in a student’s development and are able to adapt their interpreting approach and the level of support they provide the student when necessary.
  3. Why is early detection of hearing loss critical?
    The early detection of hearing loss is critical because it allows deaf and hard of hearing students to develop language that is more age-appropriate when compared with their hearing peers.
  4. What do the majority of hearing families not provide to their deaf and hard of hearing students?
    The majority of deaf and hard of hearing students are born to hearing families who may not provide them access to a fluent language early in development.
  5. Is attachment important to young students?
    It can facilitate the student’s learning.
  6. From age 6 to 11, what kind of notions or feelings do students develop?
    From age 6 to 11, students develop notions about their ability to achieve (industry vs. inferiority).  Inferiority develops when negative experiences at home, at school, or with peers lead to feelings of incompetence.
  7. From age 6 to 11, what are students capable of developing?
    From age 6 to 11, students develop the capacity to work and cooperate with others. Educational interpreters need to be aware that this development is as important as the factual knowledge that students acquire in school.
  8. What changes as students mature?
    As students mature, their autonomy changes. During adolescence, they become more autonomous and demonstrate more initiative, which is healthy.
  9. What should the interpreter do as a student matures?
    As a student matures, interpreters should reduce the amount of support they provide.
  10. What is important during a student's adolescence?
    The period of adolescence is important to identity formation. Young people with a weak sense of trust, autonomy, or initiative may experience identity confusion and may be unprepared for the challenges of adulthood.
  11. What do young people explore during adolescence?
    Young people explore their identity and values at this age. Interpreters must be sensitive to the student’s needs to explore their identity independent of the interpreter.
  12. What should the interpreter consider regarding a student's inattentiveness?
    When responding to a student’s inattentiveness, the interpreter should consider the student’s level of maturity.
  13. Students often create bonds with professionals they work with.
    Although such bonds are healthy, professionals must be careful to maintain professional boundaries.
  14. Adolescents may be more comfortable _____________.
    Adolescents may be more comfortable with same-gender interpreters in some situations.
  15. Are peer relationships important?
    Peer relationships are very important to social and cognitive development throughout the school years.
  16. What do friendships involve during the middle school years?
    Friendships involve a great deal of communication. When a student does not have age-appropriate pragmatic skills, his peers may view him as socially awkward.
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EIPA Written Test
EIPA Written Test