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Autie – Sweet way of saying “autistic”
NT/NTs – Neurotypical/ Neurotypicals
Neurotypicals – Non -/ autistic/ ADHD/ADD/ Trauma (PTSD) / Dyslexia /Dyspraxia/ Dyscalculia / APD / etc
Neurodiverse – Autistic, ADHD, ADD, people with trauma (PTSD), Dyslexic, Dyspraxic, people with Dyscalculia / APD /etc
ADHD – Attention deficit for hyperactivity disorder
ADD – Attention deficit Disorder
Dyspraxia – Problems with motor coordination and movements
Dyslexia – Problems with reading and writing skills caused by struggles with letter recognition, sound-letter matching etc.
Dyscalculia – Mathematics dyslexia, for short.
PTSD – Post traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and other variety of symptoms caused by trauma.
APD – Antisocial personality disorder. Sociopathy and psychopathy are included here.
Asπe – Aspie, a person with Asperger’s syndrome.


1 thought on “Terminology

  1. Alex, your blog will soon be added to our Actually Autistic Blogs List ( Please click on the “How do you want your blog listed?” link at the top of that site to customize your blog’s description on the list (or to decline).
    Thank you.
    Judy (An Autism Observer)


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