What Are Your Words Saying

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
HandicappedPeople are at a disadvantage
Wheelchair boundnot able to maneuver
School for retarded kidsdiscounted as worthy
Sufferinga word used for many things  
describing pain
Blind man/womanomitting People First Language