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Referring to language reflecting awareness and sensitivity to another person’s physical, mental, cultural, or other disadvantages or deviations from a norm

politically correct

Politically sensitive adjective Referring to language reflecting awareness and sensitivity to another person's physical, mental, cultural, or other disadvantages or deviations from a norm; a person is not mentally retarded, but rather mentally challenged; a person is not obese but rather has an eating disorder, etc
Politically correct-a microglossary
Former term PC term
American Indian Native American
Black African American
Demented Disoriented, severely confused
Handicapped Disadvantaged
Homophobic Heterosexually biased
Housebound Domestic
(American) Indian  Native American
Mentally retarded Mentally disabled or challenged
Obese Large, ample, right-sized
Oriental  Asian
Physically handicapped Physically disadvantaged
Poorly educated Educationally disadvantaged
Racist Culturally insensitive
Stupid Educationally challenged
Politically correct ad absurdum–a microglossary
PCAA term Translation
Colorful Flaky, fruity
Detail oriented  Anal-retentive or, if extreme, obsessive compulsive
Eccentric  Nuts, weird
Enthusiastic & hopeful  Insufferably arrogant
Follicly challenged  Bald
Knowledge deficient Ignorant
Obtunded Stupid
Sexual arts specialist  Prostitute, hooker
Sexual arts aficionado  Slut, sleaze
Vertically challenged Short
Vertically enhanced  Tall
Visually challenged Myopic  
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While these subsidies provide economical delivery and access for people who are blind or visually impaired, the restrictions do not encourage equal access to those people who are learning disabled or physically handicapped.
Of some 3,245,000 physically handicapped people aged 18 or above, 738,000 were employed.
In the late 1970s, Santa Monica and Berkeley passed rent-control legislation with the specific intent of securing and maintaining affordable housing for residents such as the elderly, college students, the physically handicapped, and low-income families.
Although disabled scientists and engineers in the United States face a staggeringly high rate of unemployment - about 30 percent - this is still only about one-third the overall jobless rate among the nation's physically handicapped adults.
This videotape is especially useful both for its identification of the instructional needs of physically handicapped people and its suggestions for how to fill these needs when working with art related materials and processes.
Initial order, valued at $35M, placed for the production of 223,837 digital talking book players on behalf of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS).
Implementing partner : Lebanese Physically Handicapped Union (LPHU) through Diakonia
He said that physically handicapped children deserve love, affection and special attention of all segment of society to enable them to lead their lives like normal persons.
In connection with fund raising initiatives for poor patients of dialysis and physically handicapped children, REDO is continuously working to involve philanthropists and well to do persons and public and private sector organizations to extend helping hand for meeting recurring expenditure of various health services.
New Delhi, Feb 5 ( ANI ): A delegation of the Society for the Welfare of Physically Handicapped, Education and Research Centre (SWPH and RC), Pune called on Vice President M.
Summary: The Lebanese Physically Handicapped Union launched a center to help those with disabilities secure employment, a project that Social Affairs Minister Abu Faour said was the first of its kind in the country.
30am for anyone aged over 15, a 3km race for the physically handicapped at 10am and a walkathon for people of all ages at 10.