the parts of you they've tried to reprogram were really important. the parts of you they've tried to make you feel ashamed of were parts of you that are so good. there is nothing wrong with you. disrupting straight white allistic norms are so much more important than respectability politics, and i hope you find people who celebrate those parts of you instead of punishing them, because you deserve that.
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i fucking hate ads/people in advertising that try to commercialize #relatable human experiences stop trying to monetize people starved for honest interaction my god you;re all going to hell and i fucking hate you
if i had superpowers i hope it'd be enough to help everyday people but not so much that i'd be expected to help out with saving the universe. like, maybe on my way to getting a pizza i help a kid get their ball off the roof of a house or open a fire hydrant so they can play in the water or something
don't refer to an autistic person as "high-functioning" or "low-functioning" unless you know they've chosen and are comfortable using those terms for themselves. they;re terms allistics have used to describe us in dehumanizing, minimizing ways and to throw them around--esp when you're an allistic referring to an autistic person who might not be okay with that--is violent and ableist.
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