Communicating with Autists

One of the most difficult challenges between autists and allists is communication. I remember a couple of years ago, I was explaining to a long-time friend of mine about my diagnosis, and that I was frequently frustrated by the reality that so much communication is done with body language instead of words.

“We invented words so that we didn’t have to point and grunt,” I said. “Words are far superior. So why don’t…

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