Putting this first: For an explanation on why I (and many autistic people) use Identity First Language (‘autistic person’) rather than Person First Language (‘person with autism’), see this great article.
I’ve been an ‘autism parent’ for a lot of years now; I love when friends send new autism parents my way for advice seeing as I have all the answers.
Okay, all right..
When we started out at this parenting thing we had all the answers, as you do. Then we had our autistic child first and suddenly were in the deep end of the Continue reading