Do you know how important it is for people on the autism spectrum to learn social skills? A recent study can tell you.
Excerpt 08/26/2016: I'm imaging this. I'm imaging conflict. My differences are the root of this. I accept that I have them. But this is where it stops. I've followed all the paths. The reason I'm afraid is because I think I don't understand because I didn't understand as a child. I'm not a child anymore. [...]
I haven't written in a while. I've had a lot of thoughts lately, but they're so disorganized that it's been difficult for me to express myself in a coherent fashion. I'll try, bear with me. There is a lot of stigma in today's society about the need to take medication for a mental health issue. [...]
I'm at the point right now where I know who I am in this world. It took me a long time to get to this point. I used to hate talking to people, socializing, small talk, the works. I hated the show, I hated getting ready for the show, and I wanted everyone to just leave me alone. I relished being alone. I didn't have to work hard at pretending to...