General Orientation Quiz
Please take this quiz after reviewing the General Orientation Presentation
A Special Olympics Athlete is someone who
Is a child with a diagnosed intellectual disability
is anyone with an intellectual disability
is a person 8 and over who has an intellectual disability
is a person 8 and over with a learning disability
Pity and stereotypes are both challenges to inclusion
Which sentence is an example of the spread effect
Helping someone tie their shoe if they ask
Allowing someone in a wheel chair to express their opinion
Talking loudly to someone who is blind
Signing to people who are deaf
Which sentence is an example of People First Language?
He has Autism
The disabled girl
They're normal players
Washington State is split into areas, each directed by a volunteer
Regional Development Team
Area Leadership Team
Games Management Team
Special Olympics provides equal sporting opportunity by doing all but what?
Divisioning for equitable competition
Sports and programming available to athletes of all abilities
Random draw for advancement in national and international levels of competition
Focusing on a competitive environment for athletes
All of the above are things SOWA does
As a volunteer, you are promising to do all but what?
Dress and act in an appropriate manner at all times
Report any emergencies
Not engage in any inappropriate contact or relationship with athletes
Assume athletes need help with their activities
A Class A Volunteer is...
a volunteer who works over 30 hours a year
a volunteer who is actively and consistently interacting with athletes
a staff member who also volunteers
The Dignity of Risk is...
pushing athletes to make them perform their best
giving athletes the opportunity to deal with risk
ensuring everything an athlete does is dignified
being age appropriate
Special Olympics was founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver in 1968 to
provide opportunities, promote inclusion and create community
educating people with ID
raise awareness for learning disabilities
find the best athletes with intellectual disabilities in the nation
Athlete Leadership is a concept. By promoting leadership, Special Olympics aims to... (choose the best option)
find the next president of the United States
get athletes involved in their schools
find a good job
encourage athletes in skills beyond sports and competition
Unified sports is a program for people with and without intellectual disabilities.
_________ provides health services to athletes.
Special Olympics Health
How many sporting seasons does Special Olympics have?
Young Athletes is for
Kids ages 8-10 with intellectual disabilities
Kids ages 2-7 with and without intellectual disabilites
Athletes interested in teaching kids sports
New families to the organization
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