Writing and talking about disability; how to use the right language

Language is a very powerful tool and can be used to create a sense of empowerment, pride, identity and purpose. Improper use can be harmful, whether intentional or unintentional.

From the Australian Network on Disability, this guide will help the writer to understand best practice language to use when writing about people with disability and gives some tips and suggestions on how to approach your writing.

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