Identity-First Language | Autistic Self Advocacy Network

ASAN intern Lydia Brown originally published this article on her blog Autistic Hoya under the title The Significance of Semantics: Person-First Language: Why It Matters. At the Adult Services Subcommittee’s final meeting last Wednesday, much to do was made about semantic disagreements — “ASD individual” versus “individual with ASD,” and of course, the dreaded “person …

Source: Identity-First Language | Autistic Self Advocacy Network

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