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Contemplating the Truth About a Crazy Autistic Holiday Season

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Around this time of year, I get a little more depressed than normal. Sad and lonely too.

You see, I’m autistic. Ten years ago I was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, a form of autism where one has trouble with social cues is marked by high intelligence and some quirks that…

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Not Weird Just Autistic

Not Weird Just Autistic

J.R. Reed is a late-diagnosed autism self-advocate who writes, speaks, podcasts, and livestreams. He’s also editor at Destigmatizing on Medium.