Are These Needs special?
*NOT SPECIAL NEEDS | March 21 – World Down Syndrome Day | #NotSpecialNeeds
Words are important; they represent the alphabet of our culture. If we want to change our culture then we must start by reflecting on the words that we use and what they reveal about how we think. We need to educate ourselves and others about how changes in language can demolish prejudice, change our mindsets and, as a consequence, our reality.
Ask yourself: what “special needs” does a person with Down syndrome really have? Check out http://www.notspecialneeds.com to discover a new perspective.