Since entering the adapted physical activity world, I have been a big advocate of the usage of Person-First Language when speaking about individuals with disabilities. Through a recent conversation with family members, I have come to realization that a large number of individuals outside the adapted physical activity world are aware of what Person-First Language is or that there is currently a debate going on over which type of language is best to use when talking about individuals with disabilities.
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I started to become aware of the existence of my disability through the stares and general lack of awareness of other people around the age of four. I did not feel different- I was just a girl who liked long dresses and the color blue. Other people were aware of my walking differences before I was.