Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

When Autism Comorbidities Take Over Your Life

It’s not the party you may think it is.

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  • the simultaneous presence of two or more diseases or medical conditions in a patient

Let me be clear about one thing right up front. NO ONE just has autism. Those of us on the…




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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.

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