True or False
Disability Definitions
What Should You Say?
Famous People with Disabilities
Disability Rights History

100

People with disabilities can vote.

True

100

What is a pattern of birth defects such as slowed growth and developmental delays that is caused by a woman drinking alcohol while pregnant?

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

100

Susie uses a wheelchair because she is crippled.

Replace crippled with physically disabled

100

Which famous actor who starred in Mission Impossible and War of the Worlds has Dyslexia?

Tom Cruise

100

Under which president was the Social Security Act passed?

Franklin Roosevelt

200

People who are blind cannot read.

False

200

What mental disability causes recurrent and persistent thoughts and feelings, as well as repetitive and ritualized behaviors which causes anxiety for the people who have it?

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

200

My mother is stricken with epilepsy which causes her to have seizures.

Replace stricken with has

200

Which famous composer became deaf and yet wrote some of the most famous music of all times?

Beethoven

200

Which 1990 act provided comprehensive civil rights protection for people with disabilities?

The Americans with Disabilities Act

300

People who have a physical disability can play professional sports.

True

300

What is a disability where a person struggles with one or more different types of mental tasks such as reading, paying attention, or remembering things?

Cognitive Disability

300

Michael has trouble with multiplying numbers becuase he is retarded.

Replace retarded with has a cognitive disability

300

Which famous actor who starred in Shutter Island and Romeo+Juliet, also has Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?

Leonardo DiCaprio

300

What is the name of the U.S. university for students who are deaf or hard of hearing?

Gallaudet University

400

People with cerebral palsy always have mental disabilities.

False

400

What is a developmental disability that affects verbal and non-verbal communication and social interactions which generally appears before age three?

Autism

400

My friend Jennifer has to use a step stool to reach the cups on the top shelf because she is a midget.

Replace midget with little person

400

Which famous professional golfer had a severe stutter as a child that caused him to be teased and have to attend speech therapy?

Tiger Woods

400

In which Massachusetts city was the first institution for the "mentally retarded," the Perkins Institute, founded?

Boston

500

People who are blind don't enjoy TV.

False

500

What is a disability that causes impaired motor skills, muscle tone, and/or posture that appears before age three and is due to damage to a part of the brain?

Cerebral Palsy

500

Helen Keller was a famous author who was a deaf/mute.

Replace a deaf/mute with deaf and could not speak

500

Which women's soccer star, who holds the record for scoring the most international goals, also had a club foot and had to wear casts as a child to fix it?

Mia Hamm

500

Which term is the science of improving the human population by controlled breeding to increase the occurrence of desirable heritable characteristics. This especially applied to the sterilization and institutionalization of the physically and mentally disabled?

Eugenics