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What I Wish My Mother Knew About My Autism

I have always been odd. In elementary school, I tried to be friends with the kids who bullied me. In middle school, kids thought I was mute, and as high school began, my anxiety started to crush me.

During doctors’ appointments for anxiety medication, my doctor came to the conclusion I had PTSD and autism. I knew this after spending years looking for reasons certain things were hard for me.

I found the list of signs of autism in girls, and I knew it was the reason. During the current pandemic, I have found lots of information and time to myself, where I have been able to quit masking — “camouflaging” my signs of autism subconsciously or consciously to meet social expectations.

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