Communicating With and About People with Disabilities

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When introducing yourself to someone with a disability, what's generally polite to do?

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1. What's the best way to offer assistance to someone with a disability?

2. Which of these words carries inherently negative connotations when communicating about people with disabilities?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet assessment tool offers a great way to determine your understanding of communication methods that are effective when speaking with disabled individuals. You should be familiar with rules and best practices when it comes to communicating with people with disabilities to accurately answer all quiz questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be successful when you take this quiz if you are able to:

  • Note what is polite to do when introducing yourself to someone with a disability
  • Describe the best way to offer assistance to one with a disability
  • Identify a word or words that carry negative connotations when communicating about a disabled person
  • Explain how to avoid defining a person by their disability
  • State the general rule for communicating with or about people with disabilities

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as a general rule when it comes to disabilities and communication
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how not to define a person by their disability and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding which words should not be used when communicating about disabled persons due to their negative connotations
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the best ways to offer assistance and introduce yourself to people with disabilities

Additional Learning

Get more insight into this topic with the lesson titled Communicating With and About People with Disabilities. You will have the opportunity to learn more about:

  • What is the bottom line when communicating with people with disabilities
  • How to acknowledge the issues a disabled person might face in their lives
  • In what ways terms should be used when referring to people with disabilities
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