“I wish somebody would find a cure for autism!”

One thing that seems to always be mentioned when autism is brought up is finding a cure. "I wish somebody would find a cure for autism," is a sentiment that pops up all too frequently. Curing autism is, to many autistic people, a very insulting notion that for some reason people keep advocating, despite frequent …

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Autistic People Have Feelings, Too

There is a common misconception that autistic people are robots, psychopaths, Vulcans, lawyers, or whatever other cold, emotionless creature that operates purely out of self-interest and logic with little to no regard for emotion. That is just so, so, so, so fucking wrong. Autistic people have emotions, and from my experience around other autistic people, …

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