The term ‘allistic’ is a synonym for ‘non-autistic’. The term ‘neurotypical’ is used to describe individuals with typical neurological development or functioning. Notably, this term is not an exact synonym of ‘non-autistic’; it is possible to be non-autistic but not neurotypicalThe existence of the word neurotypical makes it possible to have conversations about topics like neurotypical privilege. Neurotypical is a word that allows us to talk about members of the… More (e.g., if you have ADHDADHD or what I prefer to call Kinetic Cognitive Style (KCS) is another good example. (Nick Walker coined this alternative term.) The name ADHD implies that Kinetics like me have… More; see further discussion in Results and Discussion).Autism-related language preferences of English-speaking individuals across the globe: A mixed methods investigation — University of Birmingham
Allistic: A non-autistic person who can still have other mental conditions, such as depression or ADHD.salti the Late Diagnosed Autistic on Tumblr
Allism is the antonym of autism. An allistic person is someone who is not autisticAutistic ways of being are human neurological variants that can not be understood without the social model of disability.If you are wondering whether you are Autistic, spend time amongst Autistic people, online and offline. If… More.
Neurotypical (or NT for short) is often used synonymously with allistic by many people. However, this is incorrect: while an allistic person can, by definition, never be autistic they can still be neurodivergentNeurodivergent, sometimes abbreviated as ND, means having a mind that functions in ways which diverge significantly from the dominant societal standards of “normal.”NEURODIVERSITY: SOME BASIC TERMS & DEFINITIONS Neurodivergent is quite… More in other ways. (For example: someone who isn’t autistic but is ADHD is both allistic and neurodivergent)Allism – ActuallyAutistic Wiki