March 20, 2020
Meg Proctor, OTR/L
Most of us know that the words we choose to describe others matter. Nevertheless it can be tough to stay on top of what language reduces stigma and confusion and what language does just the opposite.
Did you know the majority of autistic adults prefer to be called "autistic" not "people with autism"? It turns out person-first language (e.g. saying “...