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Ask an Autistic What About Functioning Labels Autism

Ask an Autistic What About Functioning Labels Autism


If family members refer to autistic children as “low-functioning”, expectations for

... functioning labels: Children grow up. Autistic children are children. The development curve might have more turns

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Overall, autism functioning labels don't really help anyone, and they can be downright harmful to autistic people. It's my hope that one day these labels ...

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The Problem with Autism Functioning Labels

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Autism Functioning Labels Aren't Helpful

-Jen, a fellow awesome autistic person whom I consider a friend :)

What is Autistic Burnout? a guide from Autism Women's Network

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Please refrain from using functioning labels. The bifurcation of human beings into functioning labels just doesn't work. Autistic or not. We are ALL far, ...

The Problem with Functioning Labels: Opening the Dialectical Pandora's box

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Autism: Why I Hate Functioning Labels

The labelling issue, by a 'mildly autistic' 'high-functioning' 'person with Asperger Syndrome'

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What's the Difference Between High Functioning and Low Functioning Autism? - Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network

Functional Labels are Constructs. I write a lot on Autistic Hoya. Here's a cartoon instead.

The weight of being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder as an adult

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5 Simple Reasons it Seems Like Everyone is Autistic Nowadays!

Spend enough time in the autism community, and you'll notice the popularity of the “functioning label.” “I'm a high functioning autistic,” people will ...

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Your Child May Be Repeating Words Or Phrases Constantly — But What's The Reason Behind It? | The Autism Site Blog

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Why Autism Functioning Labels Are Harmful -- and What to Say Instead

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Michelle Vines talks about High/Low Functioning Labels and Camouflage in Autism

When an #ActuallyAutistic person explains to you why functioning labels are unhelpful, offensive and · Autistic PeopleAutism ...

I try not to focus on labels of high functioning autism or low functioning autism, but people often ask where my seven-year-old son Norrin falls on the ...

5 Guidelines to keep in mind during Autism Acceptance Month - AssistiveWare

Only autistic people actually know what autism is like

What is low functioning autism?

[CN: functioning labels] Please don't call me an Aspie. I am Autistic.

We Don't Need An Autism Awareness Month #autism #autistic #autismawareness Autism

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Autistic Advocates Clash with Autism Parents at Government Committee Meeting

[CN: Functioning labels] I spent several hours creating an image today to address misconceptions about the word spectrum.

for more/other info see my "spectrum" folder thingie : ➡ reposted from

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Not because she included 32 different emojis, that let me know exactly the range of emotions a visit from her autistic son's caseworker to ...

3. “It takes a village to raise a child. It takes a child with autism to raise the consciousness of the village,” Coach Elaine Hall

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Getting awful crowded in my sky.

Understanding The Spectrum I hear alot of people misinterpreting or misusing the term 'autism spectrum'. So for Autism Acceptance week, I decided to make a ...

He Doesn't Seem Autistic

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Given that I'd let my autistic neurosiblings review the Netflix horror show Atypical I felt I should watch and comment on The Good Doctor airing on ABC in ...

Understanding the Spectrum - a comic strip explanation | The Art of Autism

However, with new diagnostic changes, now 'autism is autism'! (The latest diagnostic guidelines, the ICD-11, can be found HERE).

Terminology 'Maria has Low Functioning Autism, while Matthew has High Functioning Autism.'

The problem with functioning labels Low Functioning Autism, Aspergers, Asd, Autism Spectrum Disorder

I'm so freaking tired of people throwing around functioning labels.

Why Autism Functioning Labels Are Harmful and What to Say Instead

Wonderful cartoon by my friend Beth

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But to answer your question, the same is true for Autistic people. Some may have intellectual disabilities, some may not. In many ways, it's not important.

I stopped calling autistic people 'high-functioning' because of my son. Here's why. - The Washington Post

ASPERGERS vs High Functioning AUTISM (difference?) 2018

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I'm autistic. When you assess my needs, this is what you must know | Social Care Network | The Guardian

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Autistic girls in the classroom: hidden difficulties and how to help

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