I had a very Aspie day today.
On Autistic Spectrum forums (actually the word is “fora” because “forum” is Latin and its plural is “fora” but since nobody would know what I meant I left it “forums” which is incorrect) (you see what I mean?) I rant and rave about the fact that “autistic children” grow up to be “autistic adults” but everyone associates the word “autistic” with “children.” Admit it: I say the word “autistic,” what’s the word association that pops into your mind? “Child” or “children,” dollars to donuts.
Anyway of course nobody on the fora disagrees with me so I can rant all I want to. But today, after doing something socially awkward for the 20,000th time, I realized that once an Autistic Spectrum child, always an Autistic Spectrum child. It still hurts just as bad to be excluded from a conversation that I invited myself into…
View original post 189 more words