Being a Woman with Autism: Expressing Myself Beyond The Spectrum

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I am getting married, I live on my
own with my fiancée, I can drive, I have a bachelor’s degree and I am employed
full time working with young children with and without special needs. Someone
may ask me why I wanted to pursue working with young children with and without
special needs.

There are quite a few misconceptions people may have when it
comes to Autism. Many people may think of autism predominantly being a male “disorder”
and may see most individuals diagnosed with autism as not being very social and
lacking empathy. I am very opposite from that. First of all, I am a total
extrovert and am very social. I am also very compassionate and have tons of
empathy for others. Secondly, I am also female, not male. And last but not
least, I do not view autism as a “disorder!” I view it as a…

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