Person-Centered Language aids Recovery

Words Matter!



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The proper use of language is critical to ensuring a recovery-oriented and person-centered approach.

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 Have you ever found yourself struggling for the right words to use when speaking of persons with disabilities?


This might help …


Published by the National Center on Disability and Journalism, this list is intended for journalists and members of the general public who are seeking appropriate and accurate language to use when writing or talking about people living with disabilities:

Terms to Avoid When Writing About Disability