Patterns for Success: #HighFunctioningMeans Career Challenges

For those of you who are active on Twitter, you may have witnessed an uprising of tweets from actually autistic people over the last week with three very poignant hashtags: #LowFunctioningMeans #HighFunctioningMeans #FunctioningLabelsMean The gist of this movement was to express the damage that functioning labels have done to many autistic people in setting certain […]

Functioning Labels – Part 2 – High- Functioning

The terms high and low functioning are used frequently to describe people at various points of the autistic spectrum.  But just how accurate and helpful are these phrases?  This article will look at some issues which might arise at the use of the term high-functioning.  The first thing that needs to be said is that […]