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People-first: Language of Progress
People-first language isn’t just semantics; it’s a way of referring to people with disabilities without intentionally or unintentionally expressing negative and disparaging attitudes. By using people-first language, we acknowledge the person (first) rather than the disability. “Over the years bloggers, … Continue reading
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Miss, You Can Do It!
The Miss You Can Do It Pageant will be featured in a new HBO documentary airing June 24 at 9 p.m. EDT. The documentary follows eight contestants with varying disabilities as they prepare and compete in the pageant. Miss You … Continue reading
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