Ask an Autistic #8 – What About Functioning Labels?

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Ask an Autistic #8 - What About Functioning Labels?

What are functioning labels? Are functioning labels helpful to Autistic people? In what ways are functioning labels harmful? In what ways are they inaccurate? What should we use instead of functioning labels? Answers to all of these questions (and an introduction to our new kitten!) in this episode of Ask an Autistic!

Writings on the topic of functioning labels:
http://www.thinkingautismguide.com/2012/10/a-person-is-not-function.html
http://www.autistichoya.com/2012/09/so-high-functioning-sarcasm.html
http://yesthattoo.blogspot.ca/2012/05/functioning-labels.html
http://theunpuzzledproject.wordpress.com/2014/01/16/f-your-functioning-labels/
http://hedgehogs.odj.me/post/47905937959/this-post-is-some-personal-observations-i-have

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