The power of diagnosis as an adult.

Such a terrific post!  So helpful for describing how it can feel after Asperger’s/autism diagnosis.  I can very well relate to this 💙💙

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I’ve been doing a lot of reflection lately and something I thought about was “how life would have been different had I known about my Autism as a child”.

I was a little angry at the world about this – that not one person picked it up! And I let this thought anger and distress me. I let myself feel sorry for myself and all of the “lost generation”. About all the misunderstandings and struggles we all faced at various levels with no explanation.

I can’t conclude whether this is a bad thing or good thing for anyone else but myself. So my personal view on the matter is that although I felt this sadness and anger about it –I am glad I didn’t know. This may go against the grain of the majority, but allow me to explain..

It’s one thing to “feel” different to…

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Laina Eartharcher

Feet on the ground, eyes toward the sky.

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