Hyperlexia – autistics who speak early

This is not me, dyslexia is in my family, hyperlexia is the opposite. Both of these exist outside of autism, but both are more common among autistic people. Hyperlexia is identified, usually in childhood, in someone with a reading ability which is well advanced for their age and a fascination with numbers or letters. It has …

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I resolve to be more awkward than ever in 2021

There are things you just can't change Many New Year's resolutions are negative, You hate yourself for being overweight so you resolve to lose weight or join a gym. Thanks to Katherine May for this, So instead of focusing on something about myself I feel bad about, and will feel bad if I do not …

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Not being involved in criminal activity is a sign that you are deficient.

Yes, you read that right. That is what research from psychologists says. This one: Right temporoparietal junction underlies avoidance of moral transgression in Autism Spectrum Disorder They say that that autistic people are less likely to act immorally, even when consequences or chance of being found out are low, is apparently a 'deficit'. Yes really. …

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