[reblog] Adults share how recognizing autism changed their lives

Very inspirational – or, as I like to say – ‘aspierational’ 😉

Just bought Samantha Craft’s book, Everyday Aspergers. 150 journal entries, 10 years in the making! The excerpts via her Twitter (@aspergersgirls) are so relatable! Buy it via Amazon

Everyday Aspie

Screen Shot 2016-05-20 at 11.27.33 AMYesterday, I asked community members at @Everyday Aspergers, “How has finding out you are or might be on the autism spectrum changed your life in a beneficial way?” And these were the responses.

Having ASD has enriched my life in many ways. ~ Kasey

I am an adult autistic diagnosis. The joy and excitement to discover and to tell my sisters: “See . . . I told you there was something wrong.” I have been able to have a reason for the bullying, emotional abuse and deliberate isolation. I have found a like-minded posse that first welcomed me, accepted me and support, advise and help me. I have finally achieved acceptance of myself and am trying to achieve heart mind centeredness. Something I thought was unachievable: loving myself. ~ John

Before I knew I was Autistic, I spent my whole life trying to fit in and do things that went against…

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