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Jargon busting and terms & definitions!

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27-Oct-2011 05:26 PM

Rosie Wheen

Rosie Wheen 

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We all use different accronyms and jargon that can be confusing to others! If you have any you want clarified don't hesitate to ask!

We are also building a list of terms and definitions for this site so send in your ideas of what should be included. It is important be aware of the language we use when describing other people as it can convey respect or disrespect. Let's learn and share together to share what appropriate terms, definition and language are in our different contexts and languages!

Rosie

 

05-Nov-2011 02:47 PM

Rosie Wheen

Rosie Wheen 

Posts: 11

On our webinar yesterday Jyoti asked about using the term 'differently abled people' which is common term in Nepal. We discussed the importance of discussing appropriate language in your context and asking your local Disabled Peoples Organisation for advice on what is appropriate in your context. Globally the accepted term is people with disabilities. 


Rosie
 

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