Episode #10: Words are Power

Words are Power - Special Needs Kids Are People Too! Podcast with Amy Bodkin, EdS

Episode 9: Words are Power
The Importance of Examining the Language We Use

Welcome to episode #10 of Special Needs Kids are People Too!

Have you ever wondered why I titled my podcast “Special Needs Kids are People Too” when there is a push to stop using terms like “Special Needs”? There is a reason!! 

Words are power.

Autism vs Aspergers

Handicapped vs Accessible

Our language reveals what we value and what we don’t value – disability, functioning labels, gifted, dyslexic, hyperlexic, special education…

And it IS hard.

But the conversations are worthwhile.

So, why did I call the podcast “Special Needs Kids are People Too!”?

Find out in this episode! 

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I hope you enjoyed listening to today’s episode and gained some new insights into the wonderful variety of people in our world! 

And remember, Special Needs Kids are People Too!

Amy Bodkin, EdS

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