What is Down Syndrome?
DEI Vocabulary • 2m 25s
Get a basic definition of Down syndrome, a genetic disorder that affects about 1 in every 800 American babies, affects facial features and speech, causes intellectual disability, and an increased risk for various health conditions.
Up Next in DEI Vocabulary
What is the Difference Between "Calli...
Learn to coach employees who use harmful language or exhibit biased behaviors by adding two new tools to your management skill set: “calling out” and “calling in.” Get helpful examples of each technique and insightful advice about when and how to use them.
What is Unconscious Bias?
Understand the mechanics behind unconscious, or implicit, bias and how it manifests in the workplace.
Latinx, Latina, Latino, and Latine
The terms Latino, Latina, Latinx, and Latine are all acceptable terms to describe people whose heritage stems from the countries of Latin America, including Central America, South America, and the Caribbean. The term Latine is considered to be the most modern and inclusive of the three.