This places the focus of a sentence on the individual, not on the condition or disability they might have. It means that “person” or “people” comes first in the sentence, before any other identifier. (“People with diabetes may need to make dietary modifications.”)
This treats disability as an identity category. It means that the identifying word or phrase comes first in a sentence and highlights the person’s or group’s acceptance of their identity. (“Autistic children like to play.”)
This is when a person or an organization sees someone in a negative way because of a particular characteristic or attribute, such as their skin color, cultural background, a disability, or a mental health condition.