Observes human behavior, learning to mask difficulties
Stimming behaviors, such as hand flapping, rocking, or spinning can appear much milder. They can also be internalized thoughts instead of external behaviors
May apologize and appease when they make a social error
Often more socially aware and driven
My Communication Traits
More aware of the need for social interaction
May have an exceptional vocabulary
Tends to mimic rather than providing natural responses
Seems to struggle with non-verbal aspects of communication, such as body language and tone of voice
May use odd inflection
Appears to have difficulty dealing with unexpected verbal responses
More able to follow social actions through observation
My Social Traits:
Often shows empathy and compassion, but may be confused by non-verbal social signals.
For a woman on the Autism Spectrum, I am very social. I was always surrounded by other kids in school. However, I was the listener in every conversation. I respond the best way I can. Yes I was taunted, but being around those who accepted me made school worth attending.
My name is Veronica. I’m a 32 year old woman with High Functioning Autism. I have a very courageous twin sister named Jessica who has a more severe form of autism. I stutter as well. Welcome to my blog and I look forward to posting!!!
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