Disabilities Awareness Rosemary Hardy Sharon Manson. Person First Language. Recognize the person first, not their disability. See them as an individual , not someone with a disability. “Kyle is a student with a hearing impairment .” “Julie is a student with developmental delays.”.
“Kyle is a student with a hearing impairment.”
“Julie is a student with developmental delays.”
Some disabilities may be more easily recognized . . . For example,
However, some disabilities are not always readily recognizable . . . ie.
Handicaps are obstacles that hinder the person with a disability.
Developmental Delay (age 9 and younger)
Other Health Impairment
Sensory Impairment (Vision/Hearing)
Traumatic Brain Injury