Supporting People With Disabilities For Rescare Workforce Services

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Supporting People With Disabilities For Rescare Workforce Services

There are a whole lot of methods that people use in the path to pursuing a healthier lifestyle. The quiz will help you find out how much you know about supporting people with disabilities for ResCare Workforce services.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or False:  The Americans with Disabilities Act is a comprehensive civil rights law that makes it unlawful to discriminate against individuals with a disability in public and private sector employment (for businesses with15 or more employees), state and local government services, public accommodations, transportation or telecommunication.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    True or False:  The ADA forces employers to hire unqualified individuals with disabilities.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    True or False:  When there are several qualified applicants for a job and one has a disability, the ADA requires the employer to hire that person.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    True or False:  A "reasonable accommodation" is a modification or adjustment that allows a person with a disability to enjoy the same benefits or services as people without disabilities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    True or False:  Etiquette considered appropriate when interacting with people with disabilities is based primarily on respect and courtesy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What are some general tips for communicating with people with disabilities?  (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      When introduced to a person with a disability, it is appropriate to offer to shake hands. People with limited hand use or who wear an artificial limb can usually shake hands. (Shaking hands with the left hand is an acceptable greeting.)

    • B. 

      If you offer assistance, wait until the offer is accepted. Then listen to or ask for instructions.

    • C. 

      Treat adults as adults. Address people who have disabilities by their first names only when extending the same familiarity to all others.

    • D. 

      Relax. Don't be embarrassed if you happen to use common expressions such as "See you later," or "Did you hear about that?" that seem to relate to a person's disability.

    • E. 

      Don't be afraid to ask questions when you're unsure of what to do.

  • 7. 
    When working with a person who is blind or visually impaired, you should:  (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Speak to the individual when you approach him or her.

    • B. 

      State clearly who you are; speak in a normal tone of voice.

    • C. 

      Assume s/he needs assistance and immediately attempt to lead the individual.

    • D. 

      Be descriptive when giving directions; verbally give the person information that is visually obvious to individuals who can see. For example, if you are approaching steps, mention how many steps.

  • 8. 
    True or False:  If the individual uses a sign language interpreter, speak directly to the interpreter, not to the individual.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    True or False:  When working with a person who has a mobility disability, you should not lean on a wheelchair or any other assistive device.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    True or False:  If you do not understand something the individual says, do not pretend that you do. Ask the individual to repeat what he or she said and then repeat it back.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False