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People with Disabilities Communities

  • By: Patric R. Spence & Stephanie M. Ruhl
  • In: Encyclopedia of Social Networks
  • Edited by: George A. Barnett
  • Subject:Group Processes/Dynamics, Social Networks

There has been considerable debate surrounding the appropriate terminology to be used in reference to those with physical conditions that limit their activities. While the term handicapped has been largely abandoned, some are comfortable with the term disabled, while others prefer ...

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