ARE YOU OF WORKING AGE AND IN NEED OF HELP WITH DAILY LIVING OR MOBILITY? YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE PAYMENT (PIP)
PIP is a new benefit for people who need help participating in everyday life or who find it difficult to get around.
Language is (potentially) powerful. Words can motivate and mystify, inspire and intimidate. It was said of Churchill that he mobilized the English language and sent it into battle. So are attempts to change attitudes by suggesting different ways of saying things worthwhile?
Take disability. The way society has typically defined disability in the past is in terms of what is known as the individual model (sometimes called the medical or charity model).