Autistic Problem Number When you work really, really hard to phrase something to mean precisely what you actually mean, and then your listener asks, “what do you mean by that?” And it’s like, THAT WAS EXACTLY WHAT THE FUCK I MEANT BY.
Autistic Problem People discouraging or actively trying to stop you from pursuing your special interests because they don’t fall within the narrow range of things it’s okay for people to be interested in or excited about.
My friend has a low-functioning (high-support) cousin. I'm high-functioning (low support). I told her I'm autistic." It hurt. No two autistic/Aspie kids are the same. Implying we are based on one experience is hurtful.