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Disease or superpower: the language of autism

Updated: 2 days ago

If you or someone you know is Autistic, it's part of your vernacular. Whether you're making TikToks, commenting on Reddit, or chatting in person, you probably talk about autism quite a bit.

The way we talk about autism has shifted greatly throughout the past 50 years. Let’s take a look back at how the language has evolved and why it matters going forward.