Getting myself found

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Please note: I made some decisions and drew some parameters in this personal essay. The generally and stylistically preferred terms/constructions are Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and person-first language,. In this essay, I use “ASD” and “autism,” and “people with autism” and “autistic people” interchangeably. I also lean on the crappy terms “low” and “high” functioning, for simplicity’s sake only. When I specify gender, I’m not including sex, but…

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Writer, dabbler, bon vivant. Nerdy words for nerdy people.

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Writer, dabbler, bon vivant. Nerdy words for nerdy people.

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