In your own words, answer all of the following questions about Linton’s “Claiming Disability” and Price’s “Defining Mental Disability”:

According to Linton, why are language choices around disability important? 

Were you surprised by any of her claims about preferred and non-preferred terms? Why?

What does Linton believe are the negative effects of the “medicalization” of disability? Of “passing”? Of the expectation to “overcome”?

What does Price mean when she says she tries to deploy “language that operates as inclusively as possible”?

What reasons does Price give for her own choice to use the term “mental disability”?