I am amazed.

Y’all neurotypical people are kind of amazing. I never knew how much. Like, don’t get me wrong. I love who I am, I love the things that make me different, and I wouldn’t change myself for the world. I have no inferiority complex in that respect. But I’ve learned some things in the past coupleContinue reading “I am amazed.”

“Everyone’s a little autistic.”

… I mean, every autistic person is autistic. And not just a little bit. Just to start: A little autistic isn’t a thing. Autism is, technically, a pervasive developmental disorder, so there’s no such thing as having that “just a little.” Now, every autistic person experiences their autism in their own way (I feel likeContinue reading ““Everyone’s a little autistic.””

Autistic traits you don’t see on the teevee

If we know anything about autistic people, it’s that they’re stone-faced, genius, antisocial assholes who are really good at math and see numbers and diagrams floating in the air every time they need to solve a problem. If they’re not that, they don’t talk or make eye contact and just walk around flapping their handsContinue reading “Autistic traits you don’t see on the teevee”