When referring to a person with intellectual difficulties, it’s important to choose your words carefully. Keep the conversation centered around their individuality, as opposed to their condition. Here are some tips for using inclusive, supportive language.
Explore best practices that will help employees who are Deaf or hard of hearing to stay productive, motivated, and contribute their best work. Learn about assistive technologies, accommodations for service dogs, and other practices that will ensure your organization is both compliant and inclusive.
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.