Words Matter: AAP Guidance on Inclusive, Anti-biased Language
Source: American Academy of Pediatrics
Resource Type: Website or Webpage Article
Focus Population: Behavioral Health Leaders
Topics: Behavioral Health Organizational Guidance Docs
The American Academy of Pediatrics encourages the use of inclusive, anti-biased language in all of its publications and communications in order to mitigate and combat bias, avoid stereotypes, remove stigma, and promote justice and strengths. This document is intended to provide guidance for authors, editors, presenters, media spokespersons, and other content contributors on using inclusive, anti-biased language.