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IS-368: Including People With Disabilities & Others With Access & Functional Needs in Disaster Operations

1. People-First language focuses on people's: A. Abilities

B. Physical limitations

C. Specific medical conditions

D. Disability

2. This law requires that people with disabilities have access to products and services such as telephones, cell phones, pagers, call-waiting, and operator services that were previously not accessible for many people with disabilities. A. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as Amended

B. Rehabilitation Act of 1973

C. Fair Housing Act of 1968, as Amended

D. Telecommunications Act of 1996

3. Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) and Job Access With Speech (JAWS) are examples of: A. Technology under development but not currently available to the general public.

B. Optional services that may be made available if requested by the State.

C. Advanced equipment and software that is available only in permanent FEMA facilities.

D. Assistive Technology that can provide equal access in a DRC.

4. If unsure about a person's disability accommodation or access and functional needs, the best approach is to: A. Contact the Equal Rights Advisor.

B. Ask the person.

C. Make an educated guess.

D. Notify the Federal Coordinating Officer.

5. What document states that "it is "essential to incorporate individuals with disabilities or specific access and functional needs and individuals with limited English proficiency … in all aspects of the planning process"? A. Incident Command System

B. Comprehensive Preparedness Guide (CPG) 101

C. Presidential Policy Directive 8

D. Stafford Act

6. Disasters such as Hurricane Katrina in 2005, revealed shortfalls in plans and preparations for people with disabilities and others with access and functional needs. A. TRUE


7. This act prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in employment, State and local government, public accommodations, commercial facilities, transportation, and telecommunications. A. Telecommunications Act of 1996

B. Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006

C. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and ADA Amendments Act of 2008

D. Rehabilitation Act of 1973

8. Including all members of the community in preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation: A. Is not always the best approach.

B. Slows down the planning process.

C. Strengthens the emergency management program.

D. Ensures disaster survivors get the maximum amount of assistance.

9. The "Whole Community approach" refers to FEMA's policy that: A. The National Flood Insurance Policy guidelines must be adhered to by the entire community for anyone to receive coverage.

B. Implements solutions that serve the entire community and leverage the resources that the entire community brings to the table.

C. Eligibility for disaster assistance applies to the entire community, regardless of the extent of damage.

D. Bases disaster declarations on the needs of the entire community.

10. The mission of this FEMA group is to provide guidance, tools, methods, and strategies to integrate and coordinate emergency management inclusive of individuals with access and functional needs. A. Office of Disability Integration and Coordination (ODIC)

B. Office of Equal Rights

C. External Affairs

D. Center for Independent Living

11. This model of disability represents a shift to membership in the community and participation in activities such as employment, education, recreation, transportation, and housing: A. Moral model

B. Medical model

C. Educational model

D. Social model

12. Using People-First language, which is the preferred term: A. Differently-abled

B. Physically challenged

C. People with disabilities

D. Disabled people

13. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Act, a person with a disability is one who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the individual's major life activities, has a record of such an impairment, or: A. Can provide medical documentation of physical or mental impairment.

B. Is legally entitled to disability benefits.

C. Is regarded as having such an impairment.

14. If a person's speech is difficult to understand: A. Ask the person to speak more distinctly.

B. Ask him or her to repeat what was said.

C. Pretend to understand to avoid embarrassing the person.

D. Explain that the person should write what they want to communicate.

15. The Disability Integration Advisor is a partner and subject-matter advisor to the Equal Rights Advisor on disability issues. A. TRUE


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