Does it matter what we call them? Labelling people on the basis of notions of intellect

Rix, Jonathan (2006). Does it matter what we call them? Labelling people on the basis of notions of intellect. Ethical Space: The International Journal of Communication Ethics, 3(4) pp. 22–28.

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Abstract

This paper draws on Social Model theory. It examines the nature of debates about language used to describe people who experience barriers in relation to thinking, remembering and communicating, the role this language fulfils, and its impact upon individuals.

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