Autism glossary: What to say, and what not to say, when talking about autism


August 20, 2021

Autism terminology is as diverse as the (insert your preferred noun here) itself. Words have meaning, and sometimes they are subjective, depending on the person. Rather than veer toward an accidental faux pas, or worse, an emotionally heated debate, here are a series of generally acceptable terms and definitions that won’t steer you wrong.

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