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My Idioglossia...

By Crossbreed · May 12, 2019 · Updated May 25, 2019 · ·
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  1. From time-to-time, I coin or commandeer words in an attempt to better explain my experiences. This list is for those relevant to this forum.

    BIA: n. Brain-injured autism/autistic. ASD2 & 3, collectively [Held to be the cause of severe co-morbid conditions associated with ASD2/3].
    geek: n. an intellectually gifted person [< G.K. < "gifted kid"].
    handicap: n. a hindrance or disadvantage.
    handicapped: adj. hindered, but not disabled.
    neurd: n. a neuro-diverse individual [< neur-D].
    STEMpunk: n. a STEM enthusiast [< Science Technology Engineering Mathematics].
    tweek: n. a twice-exceptional individual [portmanteau "twice-exceptional geek"].

    About Author

    Crossbreed
    I am an ASD1 father of children on all levels of the spectrum. I have had to seek out resources for their care and, when I was diagnosed, my own.

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  1. Michelle Espinosa
    "Idioglossia"

    Beautiful!

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  2. Joshua Aaron
    Autsie (Aaht-see): n. A cute/adorable Autistic person. Also used to shorten up Autistic, since the word "Autist" is mostly used online outside of the Autism community as an offensive term.
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