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Why I Prefer Identity-First Language

I’m Autistic, not “on the spectrum”

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Originally published November, 2021

First off, I am newly self-identified, so I am still learning about myself and about the wider neurodivergent community.

Secondly, I speak only for myself. Autistic people are not a homogenous group, there exist a variety of…

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Jillian Enright

Jillian Enright

She/they. Neurodivergent, 20+ yrs SW & Psych. experience. I write about mental health, neurodiversity, education, and parenting. Founder of Neurodiversity MB.