Communicating With Respect

Using the Right Language in Talking To and About People with Disabilities

An increasing number of Americans have one or more disabilities, particularly as our demographics change with an aging population.

Are you prepared to talk to, and about, people with disabilities in a respectful manner? Do you know how to ensure that your language and words are not condescending or cringe-worthy?

Brian Peters, Community Access & Policy Specialist of IndependenceFirst will provide advice to ensure your organization avoids verbal faux pas and is inclusive in communicating with, to and about people with disabilities.

When: June 20, 2018

Time: 7:30-8 a.m. registration and networking, 8-9 a.m. breakfast and presentation

Where: Italian Community Center, 631 E. Chicago St., Milwaukee, WI 53202 (Free parking in back.)


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