In this section, you will explore the following areas:
- 1.1 Autism as an identity [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]
- 1.2 Neurodiversity
- 1.3 Disability
It is important to explain the choice of language and terminology used in this module and the Autism Toolbox because the complex nature of autism gives rise to a range of personal and professional perspectives. Although this means that it is not easy to find a common language that reflects the views of the various groups, what we have tried to do is reflect the diversity of the community in a positive way.
1.1 Autism as an identity