Category: Language

Resource Category Topic
A Few Exceptions
Language is continually evolving, and no rule is absolute. Here are a few notable exceptions to person-first language.
Language
Información de COVID-19 Por y Para Personas con Discapacidades
Información de COVID-19 Por y Para Personas con Discapacidades
COVID-19, Language
Key Concepts in the Disability Community
Key Concepts in the Disability Community
Accessibility Language
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
Multilingual Resources for Schools
Information for schools and districts to ensure that ELLs and their families are included in all communications and plans.
COVID-19, Language
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...
Language
Plain Language Information on COVID-19 
Plain Language COVID-19 resource from the Self Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center (SARTAC).
COVID-19, Language
Portrayal Issues
People with disabilities are like every other human being – they have strengths and weaknesses, successes and failures, hopes and dreams. Like other m...
Language
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...
Language
Talking Points
Allows teachers and individuals to interact with others through an app regardless of language. TalkingPoints is offering free access to education reso...
COVID-19, Language