How Well Do You Know The Language Of Disability?

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How Well Do You Know The Language Of Disability?

Let's see how well-versed you are at appropriate disability terms. Take this short 5-item test and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When is it OK to use the term "handicapped?"
    • A. 

      If the person gave you permission to use it

    • B. 

      If you hear other people using it

    • C. 

      Never

  • 2. 
    Which is the preferred sentence?
    • A. 

      "Paul is deaf and dumb."

    • B. 

      "Jennifer has muscular dystrophy."

    • C. 

      "Andrea suffers from mental illness."

    • D. 

      "Richard is a victim of blindness."

  • 3. 
    Which syndrome is correct?
    • A. 

      Down's Syndome

    • B. 

      Down Syndrome

    • C. 

      Tourette's Syndrome

  • 4. 
    Which is the preferred term?
    • A. 

      Midget

    • B. 

      Dwarf

    • C. 

      Little Person

  • 5. 
    5. Which is the correct term?
    • A. 

      Wheelchair bound

    • B. 

      Confined to a wheelchair

    • C. 

      Wheelchair user

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