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

1. 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.


2. 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.


3. The legislation that requires facilities designed, built, altered, or leased with Federal funds be accessible to the public is:


4. Immediately after a series of storms hit an area, various community agencies, organizations, and volunteers form a committee to locate recovery resources and communicate the information to people with disabilities and others with access and functional needs. This is an example of:


5. Asking those with transportation accessibility needs to identify local resources such as accessible vans and buses is an example of:


6. Which entity/group is designed and operated within a local community by individuals with disabilities and provides an array of independent living services.


7. For many individuals, simply providing physical, programmatic, or communications access will allow for them to maintain independence in an environment outside their home.


8. Including all members of the community in preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation:


9. If a person’s speech is difficult to understand:


10. People with disabilities and others with access and functional needs may be charged to cover the costs of measures to ensure equal access and nondiscrimination.


11. 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”?


12. Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) and Job Access With Speech (JAWS) are examples of:


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


14. If unsure about a person’s disability accommodation or access and functional needs, the best approach is to:


15. When speaking with a disaster survivor who has decreased physical stamina: