Being Autistic

Not like riding a bike

There’s that saying “It’s like riding a bike!” which means Said of skill that, once learned, is never forgotten. Why does that saying exist? I imagine that for neurotypical people, many skills that they learn tend to work like that. You learn it once and then you never really have to learn it from the …

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We don’t experience discrimination anymore?

I read something yesterday morning that made me deeply uncomfortable. An autistic person claimed that we hardly ever experience discrimination anymore. That statement has swirled around in my head for almost two days now. It’s strange that anyone would claim such a thing – especially an autistic person who surely experiences some discrimination directly. Maybe …

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