If someone ever says you’re weird, say thank you.
"I know you have Aspergers but despite of it, you can’t have X or Y reaction regarding X or Y fact/situation/… , you must be able to think, understand, learn and change. You’re not an idiot, you’re able like the others."
YEAH RIGHT !!! :)))
Seems like my parents still have a lot to learn…
A summary of the issues related to identifying autism in women and girls, based on research carried out by Dr Judith Gould and Dr Jacqui Ashton Smith.
So there’s this thing of the article that jumps to me, it’s the part about girls copying social behavior, because that’s how I learn to behave in society, by copying other people. In fact, I think that the fact that I had to learn to behave in society is telling; because the way I relate to people isn’t instinctive, it’s learned.
Actually, I find hard to believe that most people don’t have to learn to act with other people; because the idea that most people just know how to react to others is inconceivable to me
This is risky and probably inadvisable in most cases.
Most people aren’t qualified to make this judgment about a friend or family member and even if they are, there’s no telling how the recipient will take it. If it’s true and they’re not ready to hear it, they may be dismissive or even angry. If…