Keyword: People First Language (6 results)
Disability Awareness and Effective Communication
This Job Accommodation Network (JAN) article provides information on disability awareness and the evolution of effective communication in the workplace and society.
Disability Etiquette Guides
There are three guides available: for the workplace, for speaking engagements, and for communicating with customers with disabilities.
Ten Commandments of Etiquette for Communicating with People with Disabilities
The rules of etiquette and good manners for dealing with people with disabilities are generally the same as the rules for good etiquette in society. These guidelines address specific issues which frequently arise for people with disabilities in terms of those issues related to disability and outline basic etiquette for working with people with different kinds of disabilities.
The 10 Commandments of Communicating with People with Disabilities
This Diversity World Guide combines humor and concrete information to assist employers in helping their organization become "disability-friendly" by improving communication among staff and by providing tips on how to overcome and awkwardness related to the disability "factor."
Writing Style Guide
This glossary provides a comprehensive outline on how different terms commonly used to describe disabilities were developed, and how they should be used.