as more people learn about disability issues, it’s important to be alert for ways that disability allies can lose their way. The following are three of the most common ways that even the best, most committed disability allies can go wrong.
Wider, more reliable availability of Plan Language information has enormous potential to reduce the most severe barriers to equality for people with intellectual, developmental, and learning disabilities. Itâs not hard to see how it can also save peopleâs finances, freedom, health, and lives.
Its happening again. There is a debate going on about whether we should use the word disability. There are still those Ableist that hate the word disability. "It says they are less able." Say those able-bods that struggle with the word. What they are really saying is - "I'd hate to be like that ....Let's…
Even the fastest Alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) users can be slower than someone who uses natural speech to communicate so we need more time to have our say. To help you communicate well with someone who uses AAC, here are some of my tips as someone who uses it.
avoiding offensive language throughout organizations isnât just about preventing bad publicity. Curbing use of stigmatizing and problematic language makes workplaces safer for diversity, more productive for employees, and friendlier to customers and clients.