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Autistic on Wheels: Resource: key articles on identity-first language

  I’ve been meaning to write this for a while. Following a conversation just now (in a cat group on Facebook, of all places!) I thought it was about time I pulled together a comprehensive list of articles by autistic people about why identity-first language is overwhelmingly favoured by us (and person-first overwhelmingly – and […]

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I see first hand the damage ‘person WITH autism’ does. | Emma Dalmayne

Emma Dalmayne@EDalmayne I see first hand the damage ‘person WITH autism’ does. I see the parents who bleach, who display their child’s bowel lining on plates because little Johnny ‘has autism’ but after doses of enemas and oral solutions for months at a time topped up with GcMAF & a bit of 1/32:34 AM · […]

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As Seen On Twitter | “You calling them Autistics instead of people who have autism have defined ALL people on the spectrum as being nothing more than that. Shame on you. …” | PFL Strikes Again

  Oh my god its people who have autism not f***ing Autistics. I can’t believe someone who is actually trying to drum up support for Autism awareness could be so clueless. – Tracy Roberts

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AS SEEN ON TWITTER | IF YOU ARE NOT AUTISTIC YOUR OPINION ON PERSON FIRST/IDENTITY FIRST LANGUAGE FOR AUTISTIC PEOPLE IS IRRELEVANT. … VIA @BROOKEWINTERS33

Kassiane‏ @UVGKassi 24h24 hours ago More Replying to @brookewinters33 I know why. They don’t think we are people. Frances_Larina‏ @Frances_Larina Dec 5 More Replying to @brookewinters33 @MxKittyWitch Non-autistics: “You are mistaken & not qualified to make that assessment” Becca Lamont Jiggens‏ @beccalamjig Dec 6 More Replying to @brookewinters33 @MorenikeGO This is a pan – disability problem of entrenched ableism. Even people who’d shut down a white […]

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Autistic Person or Person With Autism? – an #ActuallyAutistic Perspective – YouTube

Neurodivergent Rebel Published on Dec 5, 2018 Autistic Person or Person With Autism? – an #ActuallyAutistic Perspective @NeuroRebel uses identity first language this video explains why. Let’s connect! http://www.neurodivergentrebel.com http://www.facebook.com/NeurodivergentRebel http://www.twitter.com/NeuroRebel http://www.instagram.com/NeurodivergentRebel For Vlogs & Daily RV living – http://www.WildnFreeRV.blog http://www.facebook.com/WildnFreeRV http://www.instagram.com/WildnFreeRV http://www.twitter.com/WildnFreeRV