Neurodiversity-affirming language: A letter to your child’s support network

Written by Emma Marsh and Melanie Heyworth

Have you ever wished your child’s teachers, therapists and social workers – or even extended family and friends – would use uplifting, self-affirming terminology when discussing your Autistic child? The Reframing Autism team have, so we created this downloadable pdf full of respectful, Autistic-informed language to share with your child’s support network.

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to those you think could benefit from it.


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