I am a service user. You are a person. I can be non-compliant, whereas you can change your mind. Language is vital in creating a positive culture and our community members have come together to highlight why language matters.
Unfortunately, examples like these in our film reinforce the ‘othering’ of people with learning disabilities. The knock-on effect is that people with learning and other disabilities are seen as different or less than.
Would you please share to spread the message of why language and the words we choose mean so much?