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Re: Accessibility for Deaf

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Sat, 8 Oct 2005 10:43:33 -0400 (EDT)
To: "Leslie K. Yoder" <lkyoder@pacbell.net>
cc: WAI-IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0510081042290.27762@smart.net>

On Fri, 7 Oct 2005, Leslie K. Yoder wrote:

> Bob wrote (in part):
> > I long ago learned to ask the affected people which term they prefer.
> > there will be differences but you can hardly ever go wrong with
> > "people/person first"
> Hi, Bob.
>
> I know you gave a different example, and this is undoubtedly not what you
> meant, but your comment above could be taken to mean that "people who are
> dumb" is an okay alternative.

only if you can find a significant number of the people you are talking
about to agree it is acceptable to them....."people who are speech
impaired" works fine

Bob

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