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Overcoming Ableism: What You Don't Know As An Able Bodied Person | Naty Rico | TEDxUCIrvine
In this video Naty Rico discusses ableism and shares her story of struggles at UCIrvine and the hopes she has for the future.
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Language, Personal Stories Audio & Video
Making the Most of Lived Experience - National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems (NCAPPS)
This paper offers tips that professionals and people with brain injury can use to make the most of the lived experience of brain injury when collabora...
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Employment, Language, Support Services Government Information, Scholarly & Creative Works, Supports & Services
iCommunicate – Speech and Communication Therapy
icommunicate – your online speech therapy resource: speech, language and communication therapy information, activities and products for children and a...
Assistive Technology, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Employment, Healthcare, Language Community Based Organization, Online Learning, Scholarly & Creative Works
Communicating With and About People with Disabilities - A CDC Guide
This PDF offers suggestions on how to communicate with and about people with disabilities.
Direct Support Professional (DSP) Language Government Information, Scholarly & Creative Works
NH RAP Sheet Summer 2018 - Disability and Cultural Diversity
INSIDE THIS ISSUE ✦ Cultural Competency ✦ Rights to Language Access ✦ Health Equity ✦ Personal Stories
Community Living, Inclusive Education Healthcare, Individual Rights, Language, New Hampshire, Personal Stories Scholarly & Creative Works
Los Primeros Cinco Anos a Mano (First Five Years At Your Fingertips in Spanish)
Este folleto muestra unas cosas que los niños hacen a diferentes edades. This brochure is in Spanish and includes tips for nutrition, hearing and visi...
Health & Genetics, Inclusive Education Healthcare, Language, Nutrition, Parenthood
Person-First Language: A Partial Glossary of Disability Terms
Person- first language literally puts the person first instead of his or her disability. By referring to an individual as a person with a disability i...
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A Few Exceptions
Language is continually evolving, and no rule is absolute. Here are a few notable exceptions to person-first language.
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Rosa’s Law and the Language of Bullying
Signed into U.S. law in 2010, Rosa’s Law replaces the term mental retardation with the phrase intellectual disability in federal health, education and...
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Your Words, Our Image
Writers, editors, reporters and other communicators strive to use the most accurate terminology about people with disabilities. However, inaccurate, a...
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