Being Autistic

Where did I go?

I went inside my head. I temporarily “shut up shop” on social media about a week because all-the-things-everywhere became too much. I needed some downtime, some time away from everything and everyone. I had noticed that everything I read made me cry, want to throw up or throw something, or a combination of all of …

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“Don’t you want to know what causes autism?”

This is an edited version of a post originally published on Respectfully Connected Another week, another person with a public platform spouting uninformed opinions about the causes of autism. It would be getting boring except that it’s incredibly hurtful and harmful. I’m pretty sure that most parents of autistic children have heard this question at …

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