I had a small but freeing unmasking experience today that I’d like to share with the Internet.
If I can role-model that an Autistic/ADHD person can be highly intelligent, educated, and eloquent while also swivelling and fidgeting, then perhaps that’s one person’s preconceived notions shattered.
If I can swivel and fidget while still being Adulty-and-Professional, then maybe it’s a tiny step toward them thinking twice before correcting one of their students for sitting in a “weird” position, moving around, or fidgeting while listening.
Maybe I can be part of the club of neurodivergents who make people question their assumptions.
Read my article in Neurodiversified.
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