Autism is something that defies a succinct definition. And to us? That’s a good thing. Yes, there’s a need to gain an understanding but there will never be one way to define everyone in the autism spectrum community. During this week’s podcast, we’re focusing on an article from CL Lynch, “It’s a Spectrum” Doesn’t Mean What You Think in which she discusses her experience of people trying to find where she fits in the spectrum.
With our experiences with folks on the autism spectrum, this article was a bit of a mind blower. To hear from someone on the spectrum how spectacularly we tend to get it wrong was a humbling and opening experience.