What Are Your Words Saying? Words Matter.
This table describes appropriate and inappropriate word usage in the disability community.
|Inappropriate Words and Phrases||Unconscious Awareness|
|Handicapped||People are at a disadvantage|
|Wheelchair bound||not able to maneuver|
|School for retarded kids||discounted as worthy|
|Suffering||a word used for many things |
|Blind man/woman||omitting People First Language|