What are the different types of disabilities?
They can be summarised as follows:
NeuroDiversity – Autism
Language around Disability
The language and terminology we use when discussing disability can have significant importance.
Please consider the following:
|Use person first language||Person with a disability||Vs||Disabled Person|
|Avoid negative Phrasing||Wheelchair user Person |
with Cerebral Palsy
|Vs||Wheelchair bound |
Cerebral Palsy Sufferer
|Use appropriate Terminology||Intellectual Disability |