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Special Needs vs Disability Roundtable

Oct 29, 2013
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Davis Center 413 (Chittenden Bank Room)

While there are many takes on ?appropriate? or politically correct language, vernacular is constantly in flux.

As Kathy Snow points out, ?When we change our language, we change perceptions and attitudes.?

Please come for a discussion on these two terms ? the pros, cons and in-betweens.Laurel Cameron, ACCESS Program Director will be your host.It may be helpful to read the following short article which inspired this discussion.

http://www.thejewishweek.com/blogs/new-normal/disability-vs-special-needs

Coffee and treats will be served.

For more information, contact Laurel Cameron at (802) 656-7753 or Laurel.Cameron@uvm.edu.

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