When I was a child and I answered the phone I didn't say "hello", I said "What?". My mother was constantly horrified at my supposed rudeness and would try and make sure that someone, anyone got to the phone before me. The thing is though, that I wasn't being rude or at least I didn't think … Continue reading I Like That, I Want That, Can I Have That?: When NonAutistic People Don’t Understand Autistic Communication and Punish Us For It.
I’ve been wearing glasses for the vast majority of my life. I think I got my first pair when I was one. While I can’t say that my history with glasses has been completely uneventful (I am autistic after all), most of my issues stemmed from dealing with getting a new pair adjusted comfortably (AKA … Continue reading Unbelievable Pain: 10 Years of Being Told I was Overreacting to Chronic Pain