I wrote a piece recently about Grey's Anatomy portrayal of an Autistic character but now I wanted to share a headcanon I have about another character on the show: Cristina Yang.
Author: Yinins Thoughts
Days like this make more sense now.
Lots of stuff been going on in my life! Most of it even good for a change!
Weird thing happening right now: I am simultaneously very happy and excited and very depressed.
Executive function (EF) is a broad term that refers to the cognitive processes that help us regulate, control and manage our thoughts and actions.
So me and my other half are rewatching Grey's Anatomy, and we've reached the point in season five where Dr Dixon, an autistic surgeon, makes an appearance...
As far back as my memories go, I remember this sense of “being different” or “otherness”. I also remember being told that everyone feels like that from time to time 😛 It’s definitely got better since my diagnosis though.
However, each and every one of these lists has a tendency to focus exclusively on the outward signs of Asperger’s Syndrome in women.
‘difficulties with social interaction’,
‘dislike of small talk’,
‘fixation on special interests’,
‘preference for spending time alone’
I‘m sure by now we are all nauseatingly familiar with the above list of symptoms.
Perhaps we’ve even become so familiar with these lists that we’ve stopped looking for the traits that have been missed.
Well here’s a trait that continues to remain unlisted, although I cannot for the life of me understand why this should be so, as it is a trait that has been mentioned over and over again, by every woman with Asperger’s Syndrome that I’ve ever…
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