The use of language in autism research

Ruth Monk, Andrew J.O. Whitehouse, Hannah Waddington

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The past three decades have seen a major shift in our understanding of the strong links between autism and identity. These developments have called for careful consideration of the language used to describe autism. Here, we briefly discuss some of these deliberations and provide guidance to researchers around language use in autism research.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)791-793
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Neurosciences
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2022


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