When Allies Say Tragedy Is The Only ‘True’ Representation Of Autism

Sarah Kurchak
Mar 2, 2016 · 7 min read

I’m autistic — and abject tragedy is not my truth.

II don’t consider myself a particularly private person by nature or nurture. I’m autistic, which has given me, like a number of people on the spectrum, a set of boundaries that isn’t always in line with those of the average neurotypical. I also grew up in a family…