«Children with disabilities» or special children?

Children with Down syndrome, infantile cerebral palsy (ICP), and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as well as children with different forms of autism nowadays, fortunately, are referred to “special” or gently “little specials”. However, official terminology sounds like a death sentence without appeal, “children with disabilities”. “Stigma” as an eloquently named, narrowly popular documentary by […]

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