Hello, this post isn't meant to be rude. However, I have been reading through the special education forum and I am kind of shocked by the lack of people first language. As a doctoral student in special education and an educational diagnostician, I am constantly reminding teachers and the students of the class I teach at the University to use people first language. (Heck, students lose 15 points right away for not using people first language). For anyone that doesn't know what that is, I can email you the article I make all my students in the "exceptional individuals" class read.