Is Person-First Language Being Used As A Dog Whistle For Autistic Hate Speech?

by Eve Reiland [TW: Ableism, Hate, Slurs, Suicide, Hate and more Hate.] When it comes to identifying as an Autistic, I’ve been “corrected” by “well meaning” people, professionals and strangers, that I’m not Autistic but rather a person “with autism.” They insist autism doesn’t define me or my children, and in many ways we’re just …