Thursday, November 12, 2009



Think about this term for a minute!

According to the site, The Phrase Finder, "this term was coined by the US Democratic National Committee in the early 1980s as a more acceptable term than handicapped (or, in the UK, disabled). The motivation seems to have been both a genuine attempt to view the people previously called handicapped in a more positive light and also as need to be seen as politically correct." What a great phrase. I was reading an online forum by Clif Mims, a digital visionary, and he used this term. I happen to think we would all be better off to think in terms of differently-abled. Just a thought....

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