Autistic people are not monolithic. Though a lot of very vocal Autism self-advocates oppose the term Asperger’s, there are a lot of Autistic people throughout the world who still use it. Ultimately, it’s not the word that is the key problem, even with its horrific, fascistic roots. The word Autism doesn’t have a sunny history either, after all. It means “isolated self,” and the p…
Hello from beautiful Montana, Thanks so much for this informative article. we have a great grandson who is non-verbal and is the smartest and most loving kid I know. He communicates in other ways and we have gained an understanding of what he wants.
Keep writing and I will keep reading.
It is good to connect with like-minded colleagues who want the best for all. Good luck with your personal and professional work. Judy Helm Wright--Author/Historian/IntuitiveWiseWoman