people-first language - definition and synonyms


or person-first language

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    language about disability that deliberately puts the person before the disability

    People First Language (PFL) is a way of communicating that reflects knowledge and respect for people with disabilities by choosing words that recognize the person first and foremost as the primary reference and not his or her disability.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 04/03/2016