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Dan Barry: “Giving a Name, and Dignity, to a Disability”

Dan Barry, the winner of 2013’s Katherine Schneider Award¬†Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability, writes about evolving disability terminology in The New York Times. In the piece, Barry examines the use of words like “retard” and “imbecile” when describing intellectual disability, including how those words originally entered popular culture.¬†Read more