Tagged with amy sequenzia

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. The conclusion is that both emotional poverty and an aversion to company are not symptoms of autism but consequences of autism, its harsh lockdown on self-expression and society’s near pristine ignorance about what’s happening inside autistic heads. – David Mitchell, Introduction to The Reason I Jump .. We are not hiding. You search with … Continue reading

rethinking independence – with amy sequenzia

* I speak a lot about the impact that autistic adults have had on my life, and in turn, on my children’s lives. I write often about the invaluable insights that I have gained from my conversations with those who so generously share their own experiences and so freely offer up their unique perspectives, so often dramatically different from … Continue reading