3330%20Disabilities%20and%20Diversity

3330%20Disabilities%20and%20Diversity - Listen attentively...

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Diversity and Intercultural Communication Can They Really Do The Job? What About Crippled Disabled People? Slide used by permission of www.presentersuniversity.com.
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Consider this. . What areas or situations have you observed that are ethnocentric in relation to people with disabilities? Are there certain stereotypes that you or others people may have about persons with disabilities? Direct observation of these behaviors?
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Consider this… How can we integrate a workforce to include people with disabilities? “Train existing employees and letting them see, first hand, that people with disabilities are basically no different than they are. Teach them disability etiquette.” (Tim Daly, Training)
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Diversity Success: Person in a Wheelchair Sit down if possible; talk eye- eye. Do not touch the wheelchair; offer assistance only if asked. If assisting with wheelchair, be sure to ask where the person wants to go.
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Diversity Success: Person w/a speech impediment Be patient
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Unformatted text preview: Listen attentively • Resist urge to finish his/her sentences Diversity Success: Person accompanied by a guide dog • Never pet or play with the dog without permission • Keep other dogs away. • Avoid getting in the way of person and/or the dog • Never offer food to the dog Diversity Success: Hearing Impaired/Deaf Person • Speak slowly and clearly • Speak directly to the person rather than to the interpreter or assistant • Avoid side conversations w/interpreter • Avoid use of jargon or slang NON-Accurate Terms • Disabled person • Crippled, burden • Vocally handicapped • Dumb • Deaf • Can’t hear (talk louder to them) • Seeing-eye dogs • Pets Accurate Terms • Disabled person • Person with disability, differently-abled • Visually handicapped • Blind, sight-impaired • Hearing-impaired • Deaf, hearing-impaired • Vocally handicapped • Mute, voice impaired • Seeing-eye dogs • Guide dogs...
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