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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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Lefty: An Inspiration to Us All

Back in 1979, Disney featured a series of educational short films titled “The Truly Exceptional”. Among these was Lefty, a documentary featuring a champion gymnast named Carol Johnston. Known as the “One-Armed Gymnast” Johnson was born without a right arm … Continue reading

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