A Dozen Ways You Might Be Misunderstanding the Autistic Person In Your Life » The Aspergian
Why do autistic and non-autistic people misunderstand each other so often? Because our brains are wired differently, and the way we interact with each other and the world is different based on our neurotype. Here are 12 of the most common types of misunderstandings that occur between non-autistic and autistic people: 1. Why? When an autistic person asks why?, we literally mean it as a question. There is no hidden agenda. We are asking for more information so we can comprehend what is being said to us and carry out the task as requested. For non-autistic people, however, asking why? can have a double meaning.Read More →