Giant Red Flags of Autism

I look back on my childhood and teen years now and see how autistic I was in almost every memory I have. It is so obvious to me now and sometimes I am very angry that no one noticed the obvious signs. On the other hand, I grew up in the 80s, and autism, especially high-functioning autism (also called “Aspergers”) was an extremely uncommon diagnosis among girls and almost no one understood how autism presented differently in girls. (I will try to leave aside…

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