Being born in the late ’80s in a small town, my parents and I never really knew much about autism. It wasn’t talked about and wasn’t often diagnosed until the late 90s to early 00s.
I always knew I was different, and growing up, kids around me knew I was different. I had always struggled with social interaction and often mimicked others around me.
In 6th grade I remember reading a book called “How to Be Popular in Sixth Grade” and I underlined and studied the book as if it was going to give me all the secrets I needed for social interaction.Read more on themighty.com