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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

7 Cool Aspects of Autistic Culture

When you are autistic, you spend much of your life feeling very alone.

No one can understand why you are melting down because someone bought Old Dutch brand chips instead of Ruffles.  People get impatient with you when you refuse to touch your shoelaces to tie them.

No one else in the room seems to be bothered by the two clocks ticking out of sync with each other.  No one else you know cares about cats quite as much as you do.  Everyone says you are wrong.  Things aren’t the way you interpret them.  Your feelings are ridiculous.  Your priorities are incomprehensible to people.

“Stop it,” “get over it,” and “why can’t you…”  are refrains that will follow you your whole life.

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