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When journalists, writers and content creators are writing about any issues related to people with disability, it’s important that they get the language and framing right.

This helps ensure that people with disability are represented with respect and sensitivity.

The following resources will be useful for any writer.

PWDA Language Guide

Our popular Language Guide unpacks key factors which influence disability-related language, provides advice for writing about disability-related content, and identifies commonly misused terms and recommends suitable alternatives.

Find our Language Guide here.

Media Guidelines on Disability Royal Commission

This guide provides a brief ready reference for journalists, media outlets and the general public about reporting on the upcoming Royal Commission that puts people with disability at the heart of the story.

Read the Media Guidelines on Disability Royal Commission.

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