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ERIC Number: EJ577065
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-8655
People First Language in Middle and High Schools: Usability and Readability.
Guth, Lorraine J.; Murphy, Laura
Clearing House, v72 n2 p115-17 Nov-Dec 1998
Offers an overview of "people first language," language which aims to create a positive view of people with disabilities in place of insensitive portrayals that stereotype and discriminate. Presents results of a readability analysis of such language, and suggests ways such terminology can be integrated into middle and high schools. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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