What If the World was Autistic?

So much of my life was spent seeing all the autistic parts of me as “wrong,” as “deficient,” as something that I should “correct.” Can’t understand jokes? Let someone explain them to you. Don’t understand cultural references? Spend more time doing “normal” things like listening to popular music and watching popular shows — and less time reading every book written in England in the 1700s. Can’t understand non-literal language? Just try harder. Unable to…

Autist, Ironman Worlds triathlete, Writer, Right-Brained

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