Of Low Functioning Human Understanding

In the context of my service with autistic adults, I often hear the question from the public- and I’ve heard it so, so many times, is- so, you just work with “high functioning people with autism”? And I usually answer with - I don’t cherry pick who the Universe sends me to help, I work with everyone who needs me.

Aside from the strange, awkward verbiage of the general “autism culture”, the lie of…