There’s More Than One Correct Way to Talk About Disability

There’s More Than One Correct Way to Talk About Disability

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There’s More Than One Correct Way to Talk About Disability

A few months ago, my brother came to my room to repeat what our mom had just instructed him to tell me. With a slightly sarcastic yet serious tone, he informed me that he could no longer refer to me as a wheelchair user, because one of his college textbooks stated that the correct verbiage was “person who uses a wheelchair.” My mom and my brother both knew I wouldn’t entirely agree with this information,…

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