http://www.icsny.org/sitemanagement/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Dan-Winchester-ICS-Blog-MEdicaid-SFW.jpg 356 576 Regina Weiss, Director of External Communications http://www.icsny.org/sitemanagement/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Independence-Care-System-Logo-2013.png Regina Weiss, Director of External Communications2017-08-03 09:30:122017-08-03 09:31:13People with Disabilities Save Medicaid
Two days ago an opinion piece in The New York Times celebrated…
http://www.icsny.org/sitemanagement/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Language.jpg 664 1000 Marilyn E. Saviola, Vice President, Advocacy and the Women’s Health Access Program http://www.icsny.org/sitemanagement/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Independence-Care-System-Logo-2013.png Marilyn E. Saviola, Vice President, Advocacy and the Women’s Health Access Program2014-05-08 15:39:092018-02-13 12:22:49The Words We Use When We Talk about People with Disabilities: What’s so bad about “handicapped” and “wheelchair-bound?”
The push to change the way we speak about people with disabilities is decades old. People with disabilities do not want to be defined by a limitation or physical or medical condition any more than anyone else does. Disability is just one part of the make-up of a whole person.