Autism and Change Effort

We live in a world of constant updates and new technology. My father, who I suspect was also autistic, loved computers. Many autists do. Many of them work in technology fields and find these kinds of changes exciting and not at all threatening, frustrating, or just tiresome. But it is one of the textbook “symptoms” of autism to struggle with change, and for me, changing technology requires a great deal of effort. I’m always trying to decide if…

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