I'm not too high on the spectrum and kept it a secret from everyone
and somehow, someone found out in school and spread it around.
Then everyone started treating me like i was a disabled puppy or that I was dumb.
Not to mention all the awkward social habits and high anxiety that came with it.
It honestly isn't a gift at all, I'd rather do without it.
I got the highest scores on all my SATS tests when I was in year 6 and when I went to highschool, the teachers saw I had autism and put me in the bottom class completely ignoring what I had even worked hard on my tests for.
Also I have tried telling people I'm not an "idiot" or "retarded" but they still wont get the message at all.
I honestly wish I was just born without it. Its a pain to deal with, everywhere.
I find it funny that people always say autistic people lack creativity. I'm autistic and creativity and imagination are my strongest points. ^_^
I am quite happy being autistic. I wouldn't be me if I wasn't.
I'm sure anyone can learn how to use mmd though, lol.
Saying that this disorder is a gift.
How can you be sure he wouldn't be smart anyway?
And yes, maybe there's a few good things in it. That doesn't mean it's a "gift".