What is a disability etiquette language?

Engadgets article Language is often used to describe the way someone is interacting with a speaker.For example, a deaf person might say, “This is so cool!I can hear everything you say.”The person who is hearing-impaired might say: “I’m so sorry, this is just a misunderstanding.I just don’t know how to say it.”If the speaker does […]

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What’s the worst way to treat a person with a disability?

Disabled people are often denied the right to express their opinions and opinions are often disregarded by the public and even the government.In an age when millions of Americans have disabilities, the way to resolve this tension is through advocacy.But that doesn’t mean advocacy is always the best solution.In fact, a recent study from the […]

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What is ‘mental impairment’?

A simple question but one that often goes unanswered.Is mental impairment or mental retardation a mental disability or is it something that is inherited?The answer, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is that the answer is a bit complicated.While there are many categories of mental impairment, there are some differences […]

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