Labels: a divisive power grab

Labels: a divisive power grab

Why does terminology change – and who benefits from this? According to Chris Goodey, it’s all about power and contempt, and he has psychologists and intellectuals in his sights

What's in a name?

Once it was idiocy, then it was mental deficiency, then mental handicap, then mental retardation. For most people today, the phrase is learning disability.

However, I keep tripping over something called 'intellectual disability . . .

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