How to treat disability language guide and speech language interpreter in the workplace

The use of disability language is widely accepted as a valid tool to communicate disability issues to potential employers and employees.But there are serious implications if the language is not treated respectfully.It is not uncommon for employers to not use the language of the disability to communicate important aspects of the job, according to a […]

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How to be a good voice in the disabled community: How to make it in the world of disability

A man in his 60s who is blind was denied a job at a McDonald’s because he is too disabled to be called “McDonald’s voice”.“I’ve never seen a deaf person in McDonald’s,” he told the Telegraph.“I’m just so disappointed that I’m not able to get the job.”The man, who asked not to be named, said […]

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Israel to close the doors to disabled people in ‘disability’ accommodation

Israel is set to close its doors to the disabled people who are forced to live in apartments, cafes, hotels, etc., where they have no means of communication.The move comes as the country prepares to move ahead with the construction of a new ‘disabled’ housing development in the West Bank settlement of Beit Ummar.A senior […]

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Which languages are the most popular for people with intellectual disability?

The average person with intellectual disabilities can communicate in five languages, but they have difficulty communicating in more than three of them.The main languages spoken by Australians with intellectual and learning disabilities are: Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.There are also two dialects of Australian English, one of which is spoken by many […]

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