Lei Wiley Mydske Shows Us How the Neurodiversity Movement Serves to Spread the Language of Autism Acceptance

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Autism advocate and creator of the Ed Wiley Autism Acceptance Library, Lei Wiley Mydske discusses the need to use more positive and non-pathologizing language to describe the autism spectrum.  The neurodiversity movement provides a more humanizing way to communicate about people whose brains work in different ways than those that society at large views as “normal.”   The following slide illustrates how the power of language to describe the characteristics of autism can be used to either isolate neurodivergent people or to generate inclusion.Lei wiley mydske blog post slide

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