61: Autism Acceptance-Understanding the Characteristics and Breaking Down Stigmas
On this episode in honor of Autism Acceptance month, I welcome Andi Putt (@mrsspeechiep on Instagram) . She is a pediatric speech language pathologist who conducts Autism evaluations and is a neurodiversity advocate.
I welcome her to discuss the following:
- What is identity-first versus person-first language?
- Outdated terminology when discussing our autistic community
- Biggest misconceptions regarding autism
- Common characteristics with a breakdown of questions that your Pediatrician may ask or screen for during well-visits
Tune in to learn more and make sure to follow us on Instagram (@pedsdoctalk and @mrsspeechiep)