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    Quote Originally Posted by Ultralight View Post
    But somehow I am the a--hole here.
    No you're not. You just didn't know, but now you do.
    "Things should be made as simple as possible, but not one bit simpler." ~ Albert Einstein

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alan View Post
    That was changed to DDS nearly a decade ago.
    It is still DMR in the state databases. For instance, when you bill them online the 3 digit department code you select is DMR. I know this from an A/R job I had less than 2 years ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Teacher Terry View Post
    You canít go wrong if you use people first language. Also never use the word suffers. Some people will say Janis suffers from multiple sclerosis. No she is a person with MS. Nobody wants to be their disability. We are all people first.
    Yes. And someone who has a wheelchair is a wheelchair user, or person who uses a wheelchair. Not "wheelchair bound."

    For most people with wheelchairs, the chair is freedom and independence, not something that binds them.

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    I don't know if you all have seen this, but it is a bad ass movie that will inspire you!

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