How To Talk About Autism Respectfully

According to Mykola Bilokonsky, anyone who does not comprehend the “Double Empathy Problem” has no business writing about autism. The Double Empathy Problem demonstrates that autistic individuals’ communication problems are not unilateral; rather, it appears to be a property of expectation mismatch between Autistic and non-Autistic communicators. The “issue” is not that people with autism cannot communicate effectively; instead, the interaction of many communication styles obstructs effective communication. Read full article here

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