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Person First Language puts the person before the disability. Person First Language works to eliminate old, prejudicial, and hurtful descriptors. Person First Language is not political correctness; instead, it demonstrates good manners, respect for others. Speakers should make reference to the person first then the disability. Speakers should say, “a person with a disability”...
Article Id: 17567
Category: Best Practices & Compliance

Types of Disabilities Defined: Autism Spectrum Disorder - Autism is a developmental disability that usually appears during the first three years of life. The cause is unknown. It affects how a person’s brain works, but not all people with autism are affected the same way. When a person has autism, they may have problems: letting you know what they want;...
Article Id: 17560
Category: Disability Awareness

General Information Each of the major categories of disabilities requires certain types of adaptations in the design of web content. The major disability types include: Visual : Blindness, low vision, color-blindness Hearing ...
Article Id: 18066
Category: Web & Media Accessibility