The terminology used by professionals can be confusing, especially to someone who has just received a diagnosis of autism. In the section below, you will find information about some of the common terminology an individual with autism or their family members may come across.

A-Z

  • A,B,C

  • D,E,F

  • G,H,I

  • J,K,L

  • M,N,O

  • P,Q,R

  • S,T,U

  • V,W,X,Y,Z

Acronyms and Useful Terminology

  • A-L

  • M-Z


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