Accepting autistics and the problem of double empathy

Accepting autistics Last month was Autism Awareness Month, and I almost got away without blogging on my autism for the whole month, just posting on the evening of the last day. I saw so much of it, seeing people with autism as a problem to be dealt with, or the focus on children with autism …

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Just finishing: Steve awareness month.

Just finishing: Steve awareness month. That is Autism Awareness Month almost over for another year. I have kept back from posting this year, it felt too compulsory and I do not like being compelled. The special month and day thing adds to the pressure. We are already under pressure to "act normal," whatever they mean …

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