April 9 Summary
The following items were shared on April 9
On Trying to Crack the Secret Handbook of Social Interaction by MW
I recently had the experience of being challenged to understand a variety of back to back virtual and real world social interactions. The interactions had mainly to do with bullying, mobbing, and controlling with a side of failure to communicate in which I was less a target than a witness, but I was in the position of having to respond with the timeliness of the nonautistic world. Suffice it to say, I was overwhelmed.
Journeys to the end of your psyche from AsperGirls
There are a lot of things they don’t tell you when you get your Autistic Spectrum Disorder diagnosis.
They don’t tell you about the shame and embarrassment at being other and different. And a whole lot of other negative things too.
The Pseudo Logic of "Not Autistic Enough" by Judy Endow
Recently, I was told by a parent of a child on the autism spectrum that I am “not significantly enough affected by autism to be able to understand real autism” and therefore should stop speaking out about autism.
Video: Race Women and Autism
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