lunes, 6 de noviembre de 2017

Guía APA el uso de lenguaje no discriminatorio e inclusivo

Guidelines for Nonhandicapping Language in APA Journals es una guía para el uso correcto del lenguaje cuando se escribe sobre las personas con discapacidad.

Algunos ejemplos:

Put people first, not their disability.

Comment: Preferred expressions avoid the implication that the person as a whole is disabled or defective.
ProblematicPreferred
disabled personperson with (who has) a disability
defective childchild with a congenital disability; child with a birth impairment
mentally ill personperson with mental illness or psychiatric disability

Do not label people by their disability.

Comment: Because the person is not the disability, the two concepts should be separate.
ProblematicPreferred
schizophrenicspeople who have schizophrenia
epilepticsindividuals with epilepsy
amputeeperson with an amputation
paraplegicsindividuals with paraplegia
the disabledpeople with disabilities
the retardedchildren with mental retardation
the mentally illpeople with a mental illness or psychiatric disability
the CMI or SPMIpeople with long-term or serious and persistent mental illness or psychiatric disabilities

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