High-Functioning Autistic

I’ve had it with the phrase “high-functioning autistic”. What people are saying, and don’t understand, is that there are intelligent, sometimes extremely intelligent, autistic people. Einstein. Jobs. Newton. Gödel. You name it. They were autistic. Autistics created the world you live in. If you eliminated all the “high-functioning autistics” you would be left with a very sad world.

Author: stephen d mccloud


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