Questioning the Current Autism Spectrum Model – Guest Blog

Most people use the label Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) incorrectly, even the experts. This writer nails the essence of how the label ASD should be viewed, as a color wheel of varying degrees.

Anonymously Autistic

This is not the first time I’m featuring autisticaplanet‘s work her on my blog. If you missed her last guest post My Meltdown (a Poem) please check it out. My dear friends has some amazing insight and describes in detail her feeling during a meltdown.

In this latest, thought provoking, feature autisticaplanet discusses the Autism Spectrum Model. Please check out the original post here. I strongly encourage you to subscribe and follow  for more great content and thought provoking works.

(The feature image is MY Aspie quiz result not autisticaplanet‘s)

Color wheel. Concept: Autism Spectrum

Can an autistic person be both high and low functioning?
Is this even the right question to ask?
I’ve heard the term “high-functioning” and “low-functioning” used for autism for nearly two decades, when I was first diagnosed.
I am not offended by the terms, but confused by them.
What is in question?…

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Author: David Moore Boulware

Me = [scientist, researcher, writer, photographer, autistic savant, alter ego (Leonard (the friendly vegetarian lizard from an alien oval planet)), ...]

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