Stop Saying “High-Functioning Anxiety”

David H. Clements
Oct 8, 2016 · 3 min read

But there’s a danger of people hearing high functioning, with its “not that defective” undertones, and equating it with “doesn’t need supports or services or accommodations or even any sort of understanding or acceptance.” (Decoding the High Functioning Label)

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Distributed systems and data-focused software engineer at Google, Colorado School of Mines alumnum, statistics geek. Opinions my own ⚧

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