Text says: But special interests are elusive. You can't seek them out... You can't force that journey. It just has to happen." Green text on a white square over a green-coloured texture with stars on it.

Floating in Endless Space

My son and I have not been in the chilled out space that we are usually in. We’ve lost the rhythm that is usually present in our family. But I’ve finally realised the problem:
Neither of us have a special interest at the moment.
This has never happened to us before.

Text says: embrace being weird. The words 'being weird' have been embossed and coloured green and white for emphasis. Text is over a purple background with a splatter pattern.

Embrace being weird

I see many posts and memes that say things along the lines of “autistic people are not weird.”
I understand the intentions. I understand that these are created to promote acceptance of autistic people, but every time that I see one of these types of memes and posts, I think “but I am.”

Text says: These "jokes" aren't funny. Red text on a white square over a red-coloured image of balls with sad faces on them.

These ‘jokes’ aren’t funny

[CN: Ableist slurs]
Rosie O’Donnell seems to think the following little quips are funny since she said them as part of a stand-up comedy routine. These ‘jokes’ aren’t funny.
“Because I would trade each teen for autistic triplets, I am just saying I would.”
This is because she thinks that autistic kids are really awful, isn’t it?