I am my own normal, which incidentally sometimes goes against the flow of society. Quite often, as a matter of fact.
Autistacular: Adj. The joy exhibited by an Autistic person when they notice something hilarious about the world that no one else has noticed.
I get asked semi-frequently “Don’t you wish she was normal?”
I can understand why you would ask that. I drive a Toyota when I’d rather have a Mercedes. I eat peanut butter sandwiches when I’d prefer steak. I live under capitalism when I’d rather be free. I rent when I’d rather own.
Do I wish she was normal?No. (It is just a little offensive that you asked.)
Would you ask a friend with children:
“Don’t you wish they were taller?” “Wouldn’t you rather a boy?” “Don’t you wish they were blonde?” “Don’t you wish they weren’t ugly?” “Don’t you wish they could walk already?” “Don’t you wish they weren’t so fat?”
Kids, Autistic or not, are perfect just they way they are. Like all children…
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