Should Reporters Describe Disability?

Yesterday, the official AP Stylebook Twitter Account responded to a query about describing wheelchair users. Here’s the exchange: @APStylebook Phrase “wheelchair user” is in 2015 handbook, but I still see “confined to”/”disabled” used. How does this change? #RaganChat — Alison Carville (@AlisonCarville) June 21, 2016 We suggest not describing an individual as disabled or handicapped … Continue ReadingShould Reporters Describe Disability?