Autism hug

Amy West medievalist at W-STS.COM
Wed Jan 15 12:14:38 UTC 2014

On 1/15/14 12:00 AM, Automatic digest processor wrote:
> I note that Wikipedia calls Grandin an "autistic activist".  While
> that is true -- she is both autistic and an activist -- I think this
> should be "autism activist".
That phrasing was probably chosen to show that she has the condition;
many activists are parents, teachers, etc. who do not. Those would just
be "autism activists."

---Amy MacEvilly

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