Inclusive Language Talking about People with Disab

Her brother’s friend is an AIDS victim.
in rewriting this sentence so it would not be Talking about People with Disabilities and Diseases. would I just say her brother's friend is a victim and leave out the word aids.


I think it would be better to say something like this --

Her brother's friend has AIDS. This is a statement of fact. I think we want to avoid using the term "victim" when referring to a person with disabilities.



Thank you I understand know.


You're welcome. :-)


His sister is afflicted with polio and muscular dystrophy, so she is confined to a wheelchair.


The blind people were downtown for a national conference.

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