Some everyday words you probably use that are ableist language.
“The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter. ’tis the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.” ~Mark Twain Mark Twain may have been talking literature, but his point is relevant in everyday life. Words are a really large matter when they can make the difference between being inclusive, sensitive,…
Please don’t teach your kids these words and phrases.
You will likely be surprised about some of the words and phrases being on a list of racist language. I certainly was. But that is a problem. Racist language being so normalized that it becomes everyday language is an example of oppression. Consider the following… “It’s important that when you hear oppressive language that you…
Why we go to Spanish story times
Pop quiz! What is the official language of the United States? Trick question! There is no official language. It is true, only a quick google search will confirm this. Knowing a second (or third, or fourth….) language has numerous benefits. Many are practical: more employment opportunities, higher wages, more ease when travelling, etc. A language…