After viewing the IRIS Online Module titled ‘Perceptions of Disability this is the website for the IRIS : http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/da-5/,’ reading the articles regarding people-first language and privilege, and viewing the powerpoint ‘Disability Awareness Training’ please respond to the following prompts
Do you think perceptions of others plays a role in the success of children with disabilities? Why or why not?
How does language work to empower people?
What is the connection between power and privilege?
What is your own personal commitment to using people-first language?