shit people say to aspies

22 Feb

I know a lot of people are kind of over the whole “shit people say” meme. But this is the first one about autistics that I have seen and think this video is great. I’ve heard a lot of these comments myself.

Most of the input I get is of the “but you don’t look autistic” variety. A lot of people are well-meaning. Most of the time I don’t get offended because it is due to ignorance and not malice. But when people question whether I’m autistic because I seem “normal” to them it really gets under my skin.

As Wil Wheaton would say, don’t be a jerk!

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2 Responses to “shit people say to aspies”

  1. Bev Leroux February 23, 2012 at 16:38 #

    Love it. Thanks for posting!

  2. Ehsan March 30, 2012 at 11:49 #

    Peoples might be confused when they interact with you. They like to know what is the best way to keep you comfortable during the conversation. I think the only way that they have is asking you about it. They use some meaningless or annoying sentences as ice breaker. They need you explain more about yourself. …………

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