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World Autism Awareness Day Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    It is considered that certain behavioural interventions which are used to ‘treat’ or to attempt to ‘cure’ autism, may be harmful to the person upon whom they are imposed.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Certain behavioral interventions used to "treat" or "cure" autism can be harmful to the person. This suggests that these interventions may have negative effects on individuals with autism, potentially causing harm rather than providing benefits.

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  • 2. 

    Legal issues which affect people with autism mainly stem around the medical identification and diagnosis of autism, and the educational needs of autistic people, and discrimination cases can often also require legal assistance.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Legal issues affecting people with autism can arise from the medical identification and diagnosis process, as well as the educational requirements for autistic individuals. Discrimination cases may also necessitate legal support. Therefore, it is true that legal issues related to autism can encompass these areas.

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  • 3. 

    There are many reasons why ______ difficulties and communication problems have led to poor access to health care services, and there are further reasons, however, why organisations – particularly third sector private care providers – need to be responsible and vigilant with regards to ensuring access to required facilities for autistic people under their care.

    • A.

      Learning

    • B.

      Healthcare

    Correct Answer
    A. Learning
    Explanation
    The given answer is "Learning". The reason why learning difficulties and communication problems have led to poor access to healthcare services is because individuals with learning difficulties may struggle to understand and communicate their health needs effectively. This can result in healthcare providers not being able to fully assess and address their health concerns. It is important for organizations, especially private care providers, to be responsible and vigilant in ensuring access to necessary facilities for autistic individuals under their care, as they may require additional support and accommodations to access healthcare services effectively.

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  • 4. 

    In the past, people with learning disabilities or autism, were regarded as_______ important than typical people, and this can still occur as carers and professionals can still undervalue the people who rely on them for help and support.

    • A.

      More

    • B.

      Less

    • C.

      Somewhat

    Correct Answer
    B. Less
    Explanation
    In the past, people with learning disabilities or autism were regarded as less important than typical people. This perception can still occur today, as carers and professionals may undervalue the individuals who rely on them for help and support.

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  • 5. 

    The type of support is based in community or non-clinical environments and can offer:-    (Select Five)

    • A.

      Training to facilitate good mainstream practice

    • B.

      Diagnostic and assessment services for those with complex needs

    • C.

      Support from family and friends

    • D.

      Specialist consultancy and intensive outreach support where placement is at risk of breakdown

    • E.

      Courses specifically for adults with autism, such as social skills and independent living

    • F.

      Drop-in advice, signposting and brokerage support to adults with autism.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Training to facilitate good mainstream practice
    B. Diagnostic and assessment services for those with complex needs
    D. Specialist consultancy and intensive outreach support where placement is at risk of breakdown
    E. Courses specifically for adults with autism, such as social skills and independent living
    F. Drop-in advice, signposting and brokerage support to adults with autism.
    Explanation
    This type of support is community-based or non-clinical and offers a range of services. Training is provided to facilitate good mainstream practice, ensuring that individuals with autism receive appropriate support in their everyday lives. Diagnostic and assessment services are available for those with complex needs, allowing for a better understanding of their specific requirements. Specialist consultancy and intensive outreach support are offered in cases where the placement of an individual with autism is at risk of breaking down. Courses are provided specifically for adults with autism, focusing on social skills and independent living. Additionally, drop-in advice, signposting, and brokerage support are available to adults with autism, providing them with guidance and resources.

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  • 6. 

    Many adults with autism are unable to access the support they need, which leaves them isolated and vulnerable, this ______ of timely appropriate support can result in unnecessary mental health deterioration and reliance on high-cost acute services.

    • A.

      Evidence

    • B.

      Lack

    • C.

      Absence

    Correct Answer
    B. Lack
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Lack". This suggests that the absence or shortage of timely appropriate support for adults with autism can lead to their isolation and vulnerability. This lack of support can further result in unnecessary mental health deterioration and reliance on high-cost acute services.

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