Think Before You Speak

Have you ever been in that uncomfortable place of wondering what to say to someone with a disability?  That cognitive and emotional process of wanting to offer support, but not wanting to offend?  Or worrying about offending by offering support?  Or worrying about offending by not offering support?  It can be a conundrum.  Check out the following from SCI Ontario that discusses disability word choices.  And take a look at our previous post:  “Mind Your Mouth—The Language of Disability” for even more tips.

SCI Ontario:  The Quick and Dirty on Disability Word Choices


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