COMMUNICATION"To support a person with facial difference, look them in the eyes and smile at them." -- Betsy Wilson
Some people feel uncomfortable speaking with persons with facial differences, as is often true for people with any kind of disability or difference. Here we include some resources that offer guidelines and tips for communicating with and about persons with differences. Although, who could say it better than Betsy Wilson with the simple statement above?
New York State: Department of Health: Disability and Health:
PEOPLE FIRST - Communicating with and about People with Disabilities:
Resource Center for Independent Living (RCIL): Fact Sheet, Tips for Communicating With and About People with Disabilities:
US Department of Labor: Office of Disability Employment Policy: Communicating With and About People with Disabilities: