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Why autism functioning labels are harmful -- and what to say instead

Jessica Flynn


Commonly, when you hear someone say they know someone who is on the autism spectrum, you immediately hear them continue the topic with one of the following: “Oh, but he’s high-functioning.” “She’s on the other side of the spectrum.” If you haven’t heard this in a everyday conversation, consider yourself lucky. But you’ve probably at least seen it in articles or organizations that are meant to support the autism population. I get it, its been common terminology for a long time. It’s not ..

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