Skip to main content

Talking About Autism: Language & Vocab

We know it can be difficult to know what language to use when discussing autism! For that reason, we’ve created these resource pages. You can read them here on our website or download and share the PDF versions. Autism researchers, you may also benefit from this study about avoiding ableist language in your work.

Person-first vs. identity-first language (PDF)

Neurodiversity Vocab (PDF)


Language Guide.ASD.withLogo


Screen Shot 2020-03-18 at 2.26.03 PM