A reader asked if I had a blog post that described what Autism is. I started to say that this entire blog gives great first hand information from Autistic people.
Our experience can not really be summed up in a one page post. There are a lot of things that make us different.
First I want to say that each and every Autistic person experiences the world in a very different way so what I state below may not be true for everyone. I am going to go over some generalizations that are true for me, also taking in mind what has been shared with my by my amazing readers.
We tend to struggle with spoken communication but many of us do VERY well behind a keyboard. We can have tricky short-term / working memories but a LOT of us have long-term memories that are FOREVER. We need time to…
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