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1 Comment on The language of ‘functionality’ does not function
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The language of ‘functionality’ does not function

I have been told that I am a ‘high-functioning’ Autistic. 90% of the time this is a last ditch attempt to try and get me to stop talking.

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“I can cure autism!”

They never imagine, as they wax lyrical about being able to ‘fix’ this ‘imperfection’ in the ‘poor children’, that there is a big opinionated grown up adult autistic woman absorbing every word with a professional grimace.

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General Election 2017: a queerly autistic plea for humanity

I’m scared that, on Friday morning, I will have to talk people down from killing themselves. And I’m scared that I will fail to talk people down from killing themselves.