Words To Know

Special interests

Very strong interests that autistic people have.


Moving in the same way over and over again. Everyone stims, but autistic people stim more than other people.

Support needs

The things autistic people need help with.

Supported decision-making

When a disabled person gets help making decisions. People can use supported decision-making instead of getting a guardian.

Supreme Court

The U.S. court that has the final say on how laws work.


When your gender is different than people thought when you were born.

Transition plan

A plan that helps disabled students decide what they will do after high school.


Shots you get to help you not get sick. For example, the flu shot is a vaccine.