It is a constant struggle to know what terminology to use for a person that lives with a disability. Over the past decade, there have been many different phrases used, some discarded quickly while others remain appropriate. But what terminology should be used to describe a person who lives without a disability? The author of this article argues that ‘non-disabled’ is the best phrase to use because it doesn’t reflect negatively on disability.
What do you think of the term ‘non-disabled’? What phrasing would you like used to describe a person without disabilities? Share your thoughts in the comment section.
Why ‘Non-Disabled’ is Better than ‘Normal’