88. (Un)learning The Advocacy Language
When it comes to finding the right language to use in this advocacy space, it can be tricky.. to say the least! Do we go with person-first or identity-first language? Should we say disabled or differently abled? And how can we use language to empower our kiddos with Down Syndrome?
We’ve done a lot of learning (and unlearning!) to try and figure this all out. And as women who do not have any disabilities or diagnoses, we know we still have a long way to go! For now, we invite each of you to grow alongside us as we strive to use language that is most honoring to the disability community! Here’s to lifelong learning, friends!
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