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True or False: if I can’t get someone’s attention I can hit the table or interrupt them 

False. You should always get someone’s attention in an appropriate way. 


If I need to get someone's attention I can say

Excuse me or raise a quiet hand


How often should I shower? 

Every day or two, every week, or every month

Every day or two


TRUE or FALSE It is okay to drink soda and eat candy with every meal.

FALSE. You should limit your sugar intake.


What is the telephone number to call if there is an Emergency:



Should we put cooked pasta in the pantry or the refrigerator?

The refrigerator. You don't want it to go bad.


TRUE OR FALSE:  It is ok to use someone's belongings without their permission.

FALSE. It is not ok to use someone else's belongings, especially when they don't know.


True or False. When playing cards or a board game, it is perfectly alright to be angry when you lose. 

False. It is important to be a good sport and congratulate the winner. 


Before cooking, after using the bathroom, or after touching anything dirty I should ____.

Wash my hands with soap and water


Name 3 healthy fruits or vegetables. 

- berries

- spinach

- kale

- lettuce

- banana

- mangos 

- tomatoes 

What should you do when you are crossing the street or busy parking lot

look both ways


Should we put a can of soda in the freezer or the fridge?

In the fridge. Frozen cans can burst!


True or False: When someone does not quickly respond to my question, I should repeatedly ask them until they answer

False: You should wait for the person to be ready to answer. Be patient and say "excuse me" before politely asking the question again. 


I don't like the game my friend suggested. What do you do?

You should politely say that you don't like a game and want to know what other games are available. 


What do you use to wash your hands?

Soap and water. 


If you feel sick/unwell you should tell: 

Staff, caregiver, family so they can take you to the doctor/Emergency 


You are out in the community with staff and you realize that you are no longer with the group. 

Stay where you are. 

Let someone in the area know that you are supposed to be with a group. 

Tell them who you supposed to be with. 


When I am back from the grocery store, which should I put away first? Canned foods, cold foods, vegetables 

Cold foods


How early should you arrive to class/an activity/to work?

At least 5 minutes early, but it is ideal to shoot for 10 minutes early.  


I should be ready to participate (used the washroom, filled water, put away unrelated activities). This shows everyone respect.


Someone is saying mean things to me. What can I do? 

Tell them it is hurtful and ask them to stop. 

If they do not stop, talk to staff, caregiver, family. 


I can smell my body odor. What can I do to prevent this?

- Apply body spray or deodorant in the morning before going out.

- Take a shower using soap


True or False:  It is important to eat foods from all of the different food groups

True. You should be eat a balanced meal of vegetables, fruits, protein, and grains.


It’s okay to listen to my music and look at my phone when walking in the community 

that is not safe


After touching raw meats (chicken, beef, pork, fish), what should I do before I touch anything else? 

Wash my hands

Clean surface that the food touched 


If someone starts talking about a subject that I don't like or it makes me uncomfortable, I can: 

Ignore them, leave the area, tell them it makes me uncomfortable (as long as I do it with respect). 


I can NOT stop thinking about my favorite show. I am going to tell everybody about it every time I think about it. Is this okay? 

It is great that you are excited but be mindful of how many times you tell the same story. Share a new memory or ask a friend what they enjoy.


I just sneezed! what should I do? 

wash your hands, use hand sanitizer, you might also need a tissue to blow or wipe my nose. 


Why is it important to exercise?

It releases endorphins, you burn calories, you work out your muscles, it is good for your heart, etc


If a stranger asks you to walk with them to your car, do you go with them?



You want to microwave a frozen meal and it is wrapped in tin foil.  What should you do?

What is remove the tin foil before microwaving so you don't cause a fire.

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