Invisible Illness
Published in

Invisible Illness

“We Are All a Little Autistic”

Genes, Autism, and my NT Wife

Photo by Malin K. on Unsplash

One of the most disliked phrases by autistics is “We are all a little autistic.” This is said by those who are not autistic trying to show sympathy, but it comes off as very disingenuous. This is because no one says to a quadriplegic “We are all little quadriplegic.” Physical disabilities can be discerned by people, but with mental health, you can appear…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Seth Underwood

54+ autistic, undiagnosed dyslexic, sufferer of chronic migraines, writer of dark science fiction, player of Genshin Impact and Mike Pondsmith Fan. Race- Human.