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20 July 2016

MANUAL FOR THE ACCESS AND ADEQUATE TERMINOLOGY FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Election Access Group (EAG) it’s a working group with a lot of stakeholders the purpose of which is the participation of all people with disabilities in the process of election as well as in public life. This group has developed this manual for sensibility of media with the right terminology and appropriate knowledge for referral of people with disabilities.

The appropriate terminology it was decided in cooperation with Kosovar organizations which represent people with disabilities, and also, in this way it is reflected the social approach for disabilities. The manual will be used as a reference for basic definition, social approach, right spelling and appropriate terminology for people with disabilities.

By considering that media and other stakeholders are very important in transmission of information in public/society, it is very important that they should consider this manual when they referral any description of disabilities, as well as in this way they will educate society in an indirect way for this issue.

 

The manual you can find in Albania, English, and Serbian in those links:

http://handi-kos.org/reposito…/…/DORACAKU_GQZ_ALB_966740.pdf

http://handi-kos.org/reposito…/…/DORACAKU_GQZ_ENG_755266.pdf

http://handi-kos.org/reposito…/…/DORACAKU_GQZ_SRB_956443.pdf