One Should Not Label Children

I have always thought that there is an easy answer to this objection. It is that if one does not give accurate labels, such as 'dyslexic', inaccurate ones will take their place.

For example, if a teacher does not use the label 'dyslexic', other labels such as 'lazy' or 'lacking in concentration' will take their place. I remember an occasion - I had been addressing a local Dyslexia Association - when someone raised the objection about labelling. In reply a mother immediately stood up and said, 'My son prefers the label "dyslexic" to the label "dumbo".' This was greeted with prolonged applause.

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