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Communicating positive attitudes toward people with disabilities through sensitive terminology


Therapeutic Recreation Journal 24(1): 8-17
Communicating positive attitudes toward people with disabilities through sensitive terminology
Therapeutic recreation specialists are provided with information on sensitive terminology that communicates positive attitudes towards people with disabilities. Suggestions for using terminology that focuses attention on similarities shared by all people rather than differences are made. A 'People first' philosophy is described with implications for terminology.


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