Archive for April 28, 2014

Thinking Minds

Posted: April 28, 2014 in My thoughts on Asperger's

Is it not better to have a mind that thinks differently and is imaginative, creative and full of ideas than one that is merely there to be moulded into a carbon copy of all the other minds in society?

Andrew Smith 28th April 2014

‘Why do I always feel that because I am different, because my brain is wired different, because I think differently and because I see the world differently, that it is me that is wrong and everybody else that is right?’ ‘I am told that it is easier for a neurotypical to think like an Asperger’s person than it is for an Asperger’s person to think like a neurotypical’. ‘Yet in the majority of my encounters with neurotypicals is it they that expect me to think like them, not them try to think like me’. ‘I am expected to think abstractly, yet no one seems willing to show me how’. ‘What a strange world we live in, when you are expected to fit in but not told how’…………………………………………

Andrew Smith 28th April 2014