Talking about disability

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
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A. Complete the sentences below with the correct adjective from the drop down menue:

1. This chair's . You can change its height and position to suit your needs.
2. I use a powered wheelchair, so I'd like to know if your restaurant is fully .
3. My mother has Parkinson's. We've bought her an phone with large buttons.
4. Henry's blind, but thanks to software, he can still use a computer.
5. I support a charity that trains dogs to thelp people with disabilities.

B. Change the sentences to make them inclusive and respectful:

Don't say: He's autistic. Instead say: He has .
Don't say: She's spastic. Instead say: She has .
Don't say: He suffers from Down's syndrome. Instead say: He Down's syndrome.
Don't say: She's confined to a wheelchair. Instead say: She a wheelchair.