The Fallacy of Functioning Labels

Note this was originally written for NCMH and can be found here. I feel it’s appropriate that I’ve sat down to write this piece in April, at the start of World Autism Awareness Month. During the build-up, parents and autism professionals alike have (as they do any other day) already used functioning labels as a Read more

World Autism Awareness Day 2018

  2020 Edit – I was thinking about removing this post from the site, but I’ve decided against it. I think it’s important to show a learning curve, and prove that autistic advocates can change their mind over time as they learn more. I am now completely against autistic orgs and charities using the puzzle Read more