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Actually Autism is

Actually Autism is Non-verbal, partially verbal, or completely verbal touch can be painful, or compulsory feeling trapped and scared, needing to escape scared and lonely, gotta go hide and reshape easily excited and gotta show it sharing with everyone we see fit autism is experienced different for everyone Can't wear a coat, or needs one all the time limited diet, sensitive taste, texture, or smell constant echolalia helps cope with the world around constant movement to keep centered to the ground lining up objects, so pleasing to the eye things staying the same, keeps the mind from going awry autism is experienced different for everyone May have learning difficulties, but all have gifts could have interests in numbers, trains, animals, or lists could love to spin in circles around and round or sitting still upon the ground could be loving and acting a clown yet the next minute, experience a meltdown autism is experienced different for everyone can struggle to make friends, life can be so hard socializing can be difficult, others leave us scarred enjoy doing odd or different things could react violently to the difficulties life brings loud noises can be painful the world makes us feel so shameful autism is experienced different for everyone can take longer to process questions and requests yet give us the time and we can impress take a look in our world, where we are so bold If you take a moment to behold You can see the amazing miracles we can be give us a helping hand, and you will agree autism is experienced different for everyone Autism can be amazing The Innocence Astounding All are Unique Each with their own mystique Everyone has a place So just help us keep apace Because Actually Autism is Sublimity

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Date: 5/21/2019 10:40:00 PM
I enjoyed your poem. Your poem should be posted in schools, given to parents, read aloud to all teachers! You did a nice job wrapping the meaning of autism up in your writing.
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Date: 3/5/2019 11:44:00 AM
Noises are amplified, peoples comments are interpreted differently. Lights and television scenes have a negative effect. Fitting in with others is just impossible. I hear and understand you. You are special and I for one, envy you. You are what humans should be like. Autism should be seen as more normal than "normal" people today. May you learn to recognize that you and others like you, are very special. You dislike what our society finds acceptable and that my friend, is a gift.
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Date: 2/4/2019 11:56:00 PM
good one....seeing as psychology is based on stats what you say rings of truth
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Date: 2/4/2019 6:31:00 PM
This was very educational to me. Thanks for writing it.
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