Is It Trauma or Autism? Or Both? » The Aspergian
Being diagnosed with PTSD was one of the most validating things I’ve ever experienced. Not only did it lead me down a path of healing, it helped me to discover my autism. Learning that I had PTSD was the first time I felt validated in a way that allowed me to be myself. I didn’t have to prove my abuse anymore, because science could measure it. As I healed and dug deeper for the realest version of myself, I found out I was autistic. When I decided to seek a diagnosis for my autism, I was told, “You can’t be autistic because you have PTSD.”Read More →