Autism Awareness… for Autistics

Anonymously Autistic

The following guest blog is original content created by:

Allison M. Kramer
Adult Autism Spectrum blogger and nature/landscape photographer
Web: www.autisticaplanet.wordpress.com

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I know that having autism leads to narrow-mindedness as well as black and white thinking (a naturally occurring part of having autism, not selective selfishness). I am reminding people with this meme that autism is a broad spectrum.

I look at my own position on the spectrum as if there were a buffet (in which I wasn’t invited to or consulted about). Whoever it was in the cosmos that attended that buffet of autism traits chose a normal I.Q., hypersensitivity to certain sounds (that are quite pervasive in American culture), migraines, gross motor skill impairment, PMDD, SAD and acute anxiety. Fortunately, for me, sleep disorder was left out of the mix along with gastrointestinal issues.

I am grateful for the things that did get left out and empathize with…

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