ADS: This is My Therapy

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I live with autism. No, I am not going to proudly proclaim that I am autistic, because in the English language that puts my autism as who I am, and I am so much more than a label. For quite some time my psychologist encouraged me to write about my autism. What’s it like being an adult with autism? What’s it like having a career with autism? What’s it like being a doctor with autism? Maybe I will, maybe I won’t. It all depends on my mood. My mood right now, after a disgusting display of ignorance by quite a few people is to share my therapy. I know that there are going to be some really distressed people in both my career and in general in the upcoming months, especially with holidays and Covid-19. I prepared many months before for issues that may or may not arise. I didn’t…

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My name is Nathan Young. I'm the founder of the Autism Candles project. I am a self-advocate. The candle project exist to make a statement about inclusion and opportunity. My email is nathan@autismcandles.com. Feel free to contact me. https://www.autismcandles.com

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