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Jul 11, 2018 • 18 tweets • 3 min read
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#ActuallyAutistic symptoms media tend to ignore:

- Fluctuating emotional age
- Hypersensitivity to sounds, smells, tastes, bright lights
- Insomnia
- Compulsive talking about special interests (infodumping)
- Involuntary strict adherence to spreadsheets and lists - All-consuming obsessions with crushes
- Inability to see a barrier between "me" and "rest of the world"
- Emotional response to other people's mistakes
- Feeling of sadness, helplessness, anger at spelling errors
- Inability to tell time; to distinguish past, present and future