Disability 101: The D-Word

The D-Word There is nothing wrong with the word Disabled. Many Disabled people prefer IFL to PFL and strongly dislike euphemisms such as differently abled, handicapped, and special needs. When people say we should not use the word Disabled, they are saying our identity is shameful.
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“There is nothing wrong with the word Disabled. Many Disabled people prefer IFL to PFL and strongly dislike euphemisms such as differently abled, handicapped, and special needs. When people say we should not use the word Disabled, they are saying our identity is shameful.”

At the bottom of the image is the all-caps text in orange, “Disability 101 Flashcards”, a hashtag, “#Dis101Cards”, and a Twitter username, “@EbThen”.

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