Autism - Special Interests

It doesn't have to make sense to you ... Respect that it makes sense to them.

Autism... from the outside looking in, you can never understand it. from the inside looking out, you can never expain it.

Autistic Cat's special interests: insects, browing tumblr, astronomy, tail swishing, sleeping, shiny things

Did You know? When autistic people have special interests or passions, they are often labeled as obsessions. Passions fuel the soul. Special interests which do not cause harm, should be encouraged, not thwarted.

The Way I See It - Fixations and special interests should be directed into constructive channels instead of being abolished to make a person more "normal."

Glorious item collecting master race, dirty non-collecting peasant

Autism is a different way of being!

Autistic people are everything that other people are (and also autistic)

There is no such thing as an average person. They really are guidelines for people to grapple with the unknown, and we can always surprise expectations.

autistic thinking; preoccupation with inner thoughts, daydreams, fantasies, delucsions, and hallucinations; egocentric, subjective thinking lacking objectivity and connection with reality. The self often predominates to the total exclusion of that which is not self.

autism, genetic, disorder, restricted behavior, perception, compulsive behavior, repetitive movement, unchanging, limited