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ERIC Number: EJ626449
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0899-1510
How To Refer to People with Disabilities: A Primer for Laypeople.
Beadles, Robert J., Jr.
RE:view, v33 n1 p4-7 Spr 2001
This article discusses the movement toward focusing on the individual rather than the disabling condition when referring to people with disabilities and contrasts acceptable and unacceptable terminology for people with different types of disabilities. The terms "impairment,""disability," and "handicap" are defined. (CR)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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