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Accommodations for people with low vision include providing seating where the lighting best meets their individual needs; making brochures, job announcements, and other information available in electronic format; and equipping computers with large monitors and screen enlargement software.

Terminology Guide

Language is our primary means of communicating attitudes, thoughts and feelings. When we are speaking with a person with a disability, it is important to refer to them as the individual first and their disability only when needed. We need to eliminate words and expressions that are disrespectful or express a stereotype.

To view a list of terms that are appropriate for addressing persons of different abilities, please click here.