Awesome and lovely all at once 🙂
We have no autism warriors in this house. We do, however, have Autistic Warriors.
As the neighborhood mothers and children gather at the bus stop two houses down, two Autistic Warriors wait for their bus.
Autistic Warrior the Younger runs in circles and cries “Wooo!”
Autistic Warrior the Elder smiles. “Ahhhh, such ferocity! He fights a brave battle against the anxiety of imminent school bus arrival!”
At the craft store, Autistic Warrior the Younger dons fearsome headphones to shield himself from the horrifying banalities of cashier-induced platitudes.
He fights a more formidable battle another day. The sour faces of judgmental and prejudiced shoppers sneer. They expect silence and order as they purchase their bananas and frozen Celeste Pizzas. To defeat them, Autistic Warrior the Younger unleashes his greatest weapon:
“Hello! My name is Tyoma. Would you like to know a bit about me? I have autism, Tourette’s and OCD. I could…
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