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PWDA language guide: a guide to language about disability

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People with Disability Australia (PWDA), a national disability rights and advocacy organisation made up of and led by people with disability, published a guide to assist the general public and media outlets in talking about and reporting on disability.

The guide:

• Unpacks some of the key factors which influence disability-related language

• Provides advice for media workers around reporting on disability-related content

• Identifies commonly misused terms and recommends suitable alternatives.

You can download the PWDA Language Guide from the APO website.



Source:
PWDA, 2021 (https://apo.org.au/node/315398?mc_cid=37a84016cf&mc_eid=d4ed18284d)

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