People-first language is a type of linguistic prescription in English. It aims to avoid
perceived and subconscious dehumanization when discussing people with
disabilities and is sometimes referred t...
People-First Language emphasizes the person, not the disability. ... reflects
prejudice, and also robs the person of the opportunity to define him/herself.
Like other minorities, the disability community has developed preferred
terminology — People First Language. More than a fad or political correctness,
www.directionservice.org/cadre/exemplar/artifacts/PA-264 People-First-Language Publication.pdf
People-First Language is defined as choosing words about people with disa-
bilities that define the person first, not the disability. It is important to define who
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Top Definition. people first language. A type of speech intended to separate the
disability from the person. It has become well accepted by non-disabled people ...
People First Language is a way of communicating that reflects respect for people
with disabilities by choosing ... Do not define individuals by their disability.
Jan 19, 2016 ... A disability has been defined as a body function that operates differently. It's that
... People First Language seeks to put the person first and the ...
Jul 20, 2015 ... Emily Ladau explains why person-first language is not always ... do not apply
when it comes to the use of a term strictly for its medical definition.
A disability is, first and foremost, a medical diagnosis, and when we define
people by their diagnoses, we devalue and disrespect them as individuals.
In the case of children with Cerebral Palsy, they may be defined in the medical ...
Disability advocates hope person-first language becomes a foundation of ...