The one where we talk about autism

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Autism…
Autistic people are all weird little geniuses aren’t they ?
Autism is just another excuse for bad behaviour isn’t it ?
Isn’t it bad parenting ?
Everyone gets diagnosed with autism these days don’t they ?

NO , actually none of that is true.
The thing that had become most apparent to me over the last few months is that people who don’t have autism in their lives really don’t understand much about it at all.

But they should because acceptance and understanding can make life easier for those with autism.

In this post I’m writing what I have learnt about autism and what I know from experience . I don’t claim to be an expert. Im certainly not.
I think the reason that people think people with autism are all geniuses is that many people with autism have obsessions. They will become obsessed with a subject and learn…

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