Introduction to Accessible Design in Media
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Check Your Understanding

Part A: Multiple Choice

Select the answer from the options for each question. More than one answer may apply. Correct answers will appear with a checkmark and incorrect answers will appear with an X.

1. Broadcast media includes the following (select all that apply):

Question 1 Right answer: Podcasts, Online streaming, Radio, TV

2. According to the Accessible Canada Act, how many people in Canada have a disability?

Question 2 Right answer: 3.8 million

3. What is wrong with this slogan: "The only disability in life is a bad attitude."

Question 3 Right answer: C. There are barriers in society that disable people.

4. What is the definition of “universal design” or "inclusive design"?

Question 4 Right answer: B. When buildings, environment, and media are accessible to older people, people without disabilities, and people with disabilities.

5. Which of the following is an example of universal or inclusive design? ? (select all that apply)

Question 5 Right answer: A. Sidewalk cut, C. Ramp

6. Is Canada developing a Federal Legislation that requires products and public services be accessible?

Question 6 Right answer: B. No

7. Does Ontario have laws to improve accessibility for people with disabilities?

Question 7 Right answer: A. Yes


Part B: Fill in the Blanks

1. What year will the AODA take full effect?

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2025

Right answer: 2025

2. What is the purpose of the Americans with Disabilities Act?

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The purpose of the law is to make sure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as all other American citizens. The ADA gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion.

Right answer: The purpose of the law is to make sure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as all other American citizens. The ADA gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion.

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