One topic that often quickly turns into a debate is how we talk about autism. There are two ways we typically do this: “person-first language” and “identity-first language.”
We’ve compiled some helpful resources to navigate language around autism:
Autism Speaks has developed a podcast, “Autism POVs”. The goal of "Autism POVs" podcast is to inspire the autism community, spark dialogue and make society a more understanding and accepting place for people with autism and their families. In this episode you’ll hear from a variety of perspectives throughout the autism community, from autistic adults to parents and professionals.