23 Words to Know When Discussing Autism & Parenting

When we first started this journey over 2 years ago, we were introduced to a library of terms & phrases that were honestly confusing AF & it was a lot to digest! Even now, the terminology is changing so I wanted to create a little cheat sheet of common words & phrases we’ve learned in the process. From the very commonly heard Autism Spectrum Disorder definition to a 504 Plan, I did my best to cover it!
JESSICA LIPSCOMB

Different, Not Less

ONCE YOU ACCEPT THAT
YOUR CHILD WILL BE DIFFERENT,
NOT MORE OR LESS, JUST DIFFERENT,
THAT’S THE FIRST STEP.

WE RECEIVED A DIAGNOSIS OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER [ASD] FOR JACKSON ON FRIDAY. 

JESSICA LIPSCOMB