Actually Autistic · Kleinman Brothers · The Comic Life

BEING AUTI || Empathy

There has been a lot of articles where doctors claimed that anyone with autism “lacks” empathy for others, and I just..find that to be very untrue and wanting to debunk it. I never thought that autistic people lack empathy, they just have a really hard time expressing their feelings! We know that they can be… Continue reading BEING AUTI || Empathy

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BEING AUTI || Prolonging Response

People with autism sometimes have a hard time paying attention, when someone calls out their name especially; this is because once they’re highly focused on something interesting, it’s hard to draw their attention back. Timmy doesn’t respond very well to yelling, and anyone who knows an autistic person needs to learn to be patient. It… Continue reading BEING AUTI || Prolonging Response

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BEING AUTI || Literacy

Many people with the autistic mindset find it hard to get the meaning behind wordplays and puns, because they’re very literal with pretty much anything. I suppose sometimes when their creativity/imagination is extremely complex and vast, sometimes it’s hard to understand simple metaphors or slangs. Jared would teach his brother anything that has to do… Continue reading BEING AUTI || Literacy