Building Community | People First Language

People First Controversy Background: There is controversy in the disability community about the use of People First or Person First language. I’ve written several posts about People First language: *Rosa’s Law, *Stigma and segregation caused by labels like...

Teachers| Segregation or Inclusion?

photo credit: HA! Designs – Artbyheather How do you measure what is important? Hain Ginott, the famous child psychologist and author of classic books like “Between Parents and Child” and “Between Teachers and Child” taught about the power...

A Quarter’s Worth of Advocacy

I am going to update some of the better articles I’ve written for my classes, parent newsletters and magazines. Hope you enjoy them. Since Aaron was young, the language has evolved. When this story took place they used the words, “mental...