Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

What is Autistic Burnout?

When an autistic brain gets pushed too far, it pushes back.

Photo by Pawel Czerwinski on Unsplash

Being autistic is a mixed bag. While I love and am grateful for many of my autistic traits, there are many aspects that are just plain symptoms; like sensory sensitivities, exhaustion, and executive dysfunction that limit my ability to participate in life.

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Meg Hartley

♾ AuDHD writer figuring out how to thrive. Growth junkie. Kindness advocate. ❤️ Say hey via ig/tw @thrivingautist 👋 https://linktr.ee/thrivingautist