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Raising The Game on Disability 
HO 05.01 - Language 
Don’t say   
 
 
 
        Do say 
 
The disabled 
disabled people; people with 
disabilities 
 
Handicapped 
Disabled 
 
Suffering from; crippled by; afflicted 
a person who has; a person with 
by; a victim of 
 
Deaf and dumb 
deaf without speech 
 
The blind 
blind; partially sighted; visually 
impaired people 
 
The deaf 
deaf people; people with hearing 
impairments 
 
An epileptic 
a person with epilepsy 
 
Spastic 
a person with cerebral palsy 
 
Mentally handicapped; subnormal 
a person with a learning disability 
 
Mongol 
Down’s syndrome 
 
Victim of spina bifida 
person with spina bifida 
 
Mental illness 
mental health conditions 
 
Confined to a wheelchair; wheelchair  wheelchair user 
bound 
 
 
HO 05.01 - Language 
June 2013 
V4 
 
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