Representation of
DISABILITY
illustration of gears in motion

Knowledge Check

Select the best answer from the options for each question. Correct answers will appear with a checkmark and incorrect answers will appear with an X.

1. What wrong with this slogan? “The only disability in life is a bad attitude.”

Question 1, Right answer: B. A bad attitude is not a disability.

2. What does “nothing about us, without us” mean?

Question 2, Right answer: B. No media/laws/policy should be made about disabled people without them.

3. How should disability be represented in images?

Question 3, Right answer: D. All of the above.

4. What is wrong with this sentence? "The ban on plastic drinking straws will affect many Canadians who suffer from a disability."

Question 4, Right answer: C. The word “suffer”.

5. What can journalists do better when representing disability?

Question 5, Right answer: E. All of the above.

6. What are some of the stereotypes about disabled people?

Question 6 Right answer: To be determined.