Autism – a difference or disability?

Posted by: alisrowe, November 15, 2018

In the UK autism is a recognised disability. I have noticed that some autistic people don’t consider their autism to be a disability. This interests me as I feel strongly that my autism is a disability, however I can also see why people might think otherwise.

What is meant by a disability?

A disability is an impairment that affects a person’s life.

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