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Drupal Camp Asheville 2021 Online Edition - July 8th-9th

Words Matter: The Language of Accessibilty

Denise Erazmus

Words Matter and awareness of how powerful even the most subtle language distinctions can be is an important factor in understanding human experience.  In this presentation we will discuss the language used in daily life and examine how and why certain words and phrases can be hurtful to members of the disabled community -- even if no harm is intended.  Covered topics will include: