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Are words such as wheelchair bound, handicapped or special needs acceptable to use?



This question is part of Disability Awareness Quiz 1
Asked by Eaiyorg, Last updated: Jan 24, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Sep 23, 2016

False

People-first language puts emphasis on placing the individual BEFORE the disability. Two examples are people with disabilities, not disabled people, or the manager who is blind and not the blind manager.
 

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