3Q. Rights of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
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The ________________ is the California law that gives people with developmental disabilities the right to the services and supports they need to live a more independent and normal life. The Act is part of the California Welfare and Institutions Code.CorrectIncorrect
The Lanterman Act is the California law that gives people with developmental disabilities the right to the services and supports they need to live a more independent and normal life. The Act is part of the California Welfare and Institutions Code.
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True or False:
According to the “Your Rights” video, the right to dignity includes not having to submit to research or testing that doesn’t follow proper rules.CorrectIncorrect
See video: Your Rights
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What number of persons is required for a Human Rights Committee?CorrectIncorrect
As a result of the landmark court decision in 1970 Wyatt vs. Stickney, we recognized that persons with intellectual disability are citizens who have “rights” under the constitution. This case resulted in the establishment of 49 Principles of service which include the requirement to establish a seven-person Human Rights Committee to review all habilitation plans to ensure that the human rights of the residents were preserved.
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True or False:
The right to services and supports requires staff and others to support individuals to meet their goals regarding who to live and have relationships with.CorrectIncorrect
Staff and others must support individuals to meet their goals in the following areas:
• Where to live
• Where to go to school
• Where to work
• How to become involved in community activities
• Who to live and have relationships with
• What services and supports the individual wants and needs
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Staff must respect the individual’s privacy in areas including:CorrectIncorrect
Staff members must work to ensure that the individual has a safe, comfortable, and caring environment with a right to privacy. Staff must respect the individual’s privacy in all areas, including:
• Personal care
• Mail and telephone conversations
• Time to be with family or friends
• Personal (alone) time
• Personal space (in the individual’s room)
• Personal possessions
• Sexual expression
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Staff persons must not share personal information about an individual except ____________________________.CorrectIncorrect
Staff persons must not share personal information about an individual except as required as a part of their job. Information about the individual is confidential.
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Public schools must provide an education to individuals younger than ____ years of age.CorrectIncorrect
Public schools must provide an education to individuals younger than 22 years of age. For children of school age, staff must work with local schools to support each child’s educational program.
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Refusal to help individuals who need help to eat, go to the bathroom, or stay clean and well-groomed is officially called __________.CorrectIncorrect
Individuals cannot be secluded or restrained in any way. Individuals should have a chance to learn how to keep themselves safe, or have services and supports that provide safety. No one is allowed to refuse to help individuals who need help to eat, go to the bathroom, or stay clean and well-groomed. This is called neglect.
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The Lanterman Act says a person with a developmental disability has ____________________ other Californians.CorrectIncorrect
The Lanterman Act provides for services and protects rights in five ways. (1) The law says a person with a developmental disability has the same rights as other Californians.
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True or False:
Each person living in or receiving services in a facility has the right to wear their own clothes, but not to pick the clothes they will wear.CorrectIncorrect
Each person living in or receiving services in this facility has the following rights: You have the right to wear your own clothes. You should be able to pick the clothes you wear. You have the right to be treated well and with respect. You have the right to spend time alone or alone with a friend…