When I first got diagnosed with autism, I didn’t know the difference between a “person with autism” and an “autistic person” or why the puzzle piece wasn’t a good symbol. BUT, from now on, I am an autistic person who is represented by the infinity symbol. Wondering what the distinction is and why it’s so important to me? Read on!
Trying to eat just like an allistic/neurotypical/non-autistic person does can be quite a challenge. It’s not that I, as an autistic person, am being picky or difficult; I have sensory issues and they make eating a challenge!