When talking about a disabled individual, it’s not uncommon to hear them being described as “suffering from X”. On the surface this seems to be a harmless…… Read more “Suffering From Ableism.”
The R Word.
I’ve written previously about the language that should be used to address disability, most importantly saying the word disabled instead of one of its cringe-inducing euphemisms, but…… Read more “The R Word.”
Diary of a Person With a Disability.
Person-first language is a system where, instead of using a certain feature to describe someone, the words are rearranged so that they become a person with said…… Read more “Diary of a Person With a Disability.”
With each generation language evolves, & one of the driving factors behind this change is the words we use to describe each other. While the n-word was…… Read more “The D-Word.”