Quiz
  • Why is it hard for individuals with autism to go out in public?
    • They have a hard time communicating their needs.
    • You cannot tell someone has autism by looking at him or her.
    • They may get overwhelmed and cry or scream.
    • Any of the above.
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      Any of the above.
  • If you notice someone with autism crying or screaming, should you
    • Ask the individual or the parent if you can be of assistance?
    • Point and stare?
    • Tell them to leave immediately that they are being disruptive?
    • Ignore the situation.
    • Show Answer
      Ask the individual or the parent if you can be of assistance?
  • When speaking to a child with autism you should
    • Speak in simple, short phrases.
    • Speak slowly.
    • Get down on the child's level.
    • All of the above.
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      All of the above.
  • It is important to use concrete language that is easy to understand. What is the best way to let a child know the rule "no running"?
    • You're running around here like the place is on fire!
    • Walk, please.
    • Didn't you see the rule that there is no running in here? Can't you read?
    • Slow down before you knock something over and get in trouble.
    • Show Answer
      Walk, please.
  • You should feel free to speak to an individual who has autism, although they may not respond appropriately. Ways they may respond include
    • Repeating what you just said.
    • Answering with a scripted response like "fine" or "okay" which doesn't fit the question.
    • Saying nothing.
    • All of the above.
    • Show Answer
      Repeating what you just said.
  • Individuals with autism may exhibit unusual or repetitive behaviors which include hand flapping, self-talk, or spinning. If you notice these behaviors you should
    • Tell them to stop.
    • Tell their parent what they are doing.
    • Ignore the behavior as it is calming to them in an unfamiliar environment.
    • Point and stare.
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      Ignore the behavior as it is calming to them in an unfamiliar environment.
  • Because there are no identifying physical features, autism is considered
    • easy to recognize.
    • an invisible disability.
    • hard to recognize.
    • both b and c
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      both b and c.
  • How do you recognize an individual with autism?
    • Physical characteristics
    • Autism identification
    • Verbal mannerisms
    • All of the above
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      All of the above
  • Autism is defined as:
    • A neurobiological disorder that affects a person's ability to communicate and relate to other people
    • A curable disease
    • A life-long condition
    • both a and c
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      both a and c
  • Characteristics of Autism include:
    • Difficulty communicating
    • Sensitivity to lights, smell, sounds and touch/textures
    • Repetitive behavior
    • All of the above
    • Show Answer
      All of the above
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