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Neurodiversity by Atuin Neurodiversity by Atuin
Stamp for awareness of the autistic spectrum "disorders" and support of those who fall within that spectrum. We are people too who don't necessarily want a cure, because this is who we are - people with a different wiring. Sometimes things are a lot harder, but I know I personally would not want to change who I was if I could.

I think the black background works the best of the ones I tried.
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RouletteLephi Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  New member Hobbyist Filmographer
Soon, we'll all be equal
Or maybe not
Maybe it'll get worse for us
Maybe we'll all have to be cured
But, we can only hope for the best
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themutantlizard Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014
i have autism and i support the idea of us dominating the neurotypicals.
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ElectricPoodle Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yes! I have Aspergers and Autism...being a girl with that is kind of rare. I was taught to improve on social skills...but when it got between my originality, I knew something had to change...and it wasn't me...now I want to be myself more. Great stamp!
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Ranki-Chee Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2012   General Artist
I have high-functioning autism, and I agree to this, because my autism, even if I have highs and lows in my life, it is still a part of me :)
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sifie14 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
My family some times jokes about other people whom I don't understand...
"That's so neurotypical of them..." (don't know if spelled right)
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Traume7 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
I heard an ad. on the radio recently and they were speaking of it like it was CANCER... It made me feel horrible. I like who I am. I see nothing wrong with it... if people look at me weird, too bad! This is who I am and they have to deal with it.
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Atuin Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2009
I have a friend with HFA and have been talking to someone with an autism service dog. I also personally fit into the spectrum weirdly, but...if I had the choice to medicate my problems away I still wouldn't, even knowing I almost failed out of a specialized high school because of them.
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Traume7 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
I'm in ESE math, I got of the others after 9th, which made me so happy! I'm freaked out about going into algebra 2.. What I hate about ESE (actually any person who knows you have something), they treat you like a moron and over explain things. And if you try to stop to say, "I get it"
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THEY YELL AT YOU! They always assume you don't get it, too..
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VirulentRequiem Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2008  Hobbyist Writer
Yay! You're so right about it. It really irritates me when they call it a disability, because just because I have bad social skills, get distracted easy, sensitive to light and sound, and am spacey all the time, does not make me a retard. If I take my time, I'm in the top of my classes. Your view on this surprised me cause my sis and I feel the same way!! Thank you for making this stamp! I really don't see how they can "cure" a person individually. I think the people who want everyone to conform just wants to "cure" society by getting rid of us people who are strange to them. Free thinkers and the like. Thanks again!!! :heart: :blowkiss:
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Atuin Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2008
People are people, they will have problems and will be better at other things, if we have something different about us in a trackable manor, it doesn't make it a bad thing - even if it does make it harder for us to fit into the stereotype.

:) thanks for the comment.
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