Maybe It’s All About Attention Tunnels

I’D MEANT ONLY to talk about one way in which I think we end up with late-diagnosed actually autistic adults, but while browsing the autism tag (which they seem finally to have purged of all the t-shirt and pirated ebook spam) ended up learning something new.

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How Late-Diagnosed #ActuallyAutistic Adults Happen

On Society’s Insistence Upon Masks

RECENTLY, I had to go for a new psychodiagnostic evaluation by an Oregon Department of Human Services contractor as part of the state’s disability determination services for Social Security benefits purposes. I’d mostly been avoiding thinking too much about being autistic because there are too many other things that need to be done right now.

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