Passing and masking are two words used to describe when a neuroatypical person appears to be acting neurotypical, and no one realises they have are neuroatypical. I used to think I was fairly good at that.
Tag: Actually Autistic
A sequel to my previous rant about the lottery.
This is a small collection of stories that, as the title suggests, are Funnier in Hindsight.
It seems to be a popular fan theory that Newt Scamander might have Asperger's/Autism.
It's no secret that male and female autistics get diagnosed at vastly different rates. Why is this? Long story short, men and women with Autism present differently.
It's well known that Autistic people get intensely fixated on narrow subjects - so called "special interests". I was using this quirk of my brain to try beat depression today. If I'm fixating and obsessing I won't be depressed!