Why Respectful Disability Language Matters
Datuk Dr Amar-Singh HSS, Consultant Paediatrician and Child-Disability Rights Activist | Beatrice Leong, Founder of AIDA (Autism Inclusiveness Direct Action Group)
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An open letter signed by individuals and groups working to support and advocate for persons with disabilities, urged media representatives and politicians to use proper terminology when addressing persons with disabilities and disability-related issues. We discuss the importance of using inclusive and respectful language, and how it can empower the community.
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Produced by: Raaina Asri, Lee Chwi Lynn
Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan
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