Words To Know
When a doctor says you are autistic.
When disabled people fight back against ableism. We work to change society to be better for disabled people.
Treating people badly because of who they are.
Repeating things that you have heard before, like a line in a tv show.
A group of skills that help people stay on track. Following a plan is an example of executive functioning.
A law that makes sure people with disabilities have housing rights.
Small movements, like writing or tying your shoes.
Words that try and show different “types” of autism. “High functioning” and “low functioning” are some examples of functioning labels.
Big movements, like running or swimming.
Someone who can make legal decisions for a person with disabilities.