PEOPLE-FIRST LANGUAGE

linguistics which place an individual before their handicap by depicting what an individual has rather than equating the person with the handicap.

PEOPLE-FIRST LANGUAGE: "People-first language is often discouraged in school settings where students with learning disabilities attend."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PEOPLE-FIRST LANGUAGE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/people-first-language/ (accessed October 8, 2019).
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