WE ARE WHAT WE ARE…OR WHO WE ARE…SOME THINGS AREM UNDER OUR CONTROL (?) SOME NOT—TAKES REAL COMPASSION TO ACEPT BOTH AND KNOW THE DIFFERENCE! ❤
As someone on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum, I look at life, the universe, and everything from multiple angles. My Asperger’s/autistic operating system plays no small part in that.
Autism is not my cage. It is not my limitation. In reality, it is my infinity. It may appear to erect certain barriers, such as the dreaded social situations and navigating tumultuous waters of unwritten social rules.
But it also removes other barriers. Barriers like demographics and the requirement to tie thoughts to verbiage.
My thoughts are separate from language. I can think in pictures, animations, or feelings, without attaching any words to the thoughts.
My thoughts whisk me away to all kinds of places, through all kinds of filters. Temple Grandin once said that her brain is like Google Images. Mine is like Adobe Photoshop.
My world got Photoshopped, too. Not in any sense of fakery, satire, or illusion. Rather, through whichever…
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