what is it like?

“…that thing, that 99% of the population seems to take so completely for granted, is the most wondrous and joyful thing in the world. ” Chavisory

a diary of a mom

Driving on Sunday …

Me: Ooh, that’s a pretty color, isn’t it Brooke?

Brooke: Yellow!

Me: Hmm, that’s funny, I thought it was kind of orange.

Brooke: It’s yellow!

Me: You know what? We had different perceptions of it. Do you know what that means?

Her: What?

Me: It means that we’re looking at the same thing but we each see it in our own way. Your perception of it is that it’s yellow and mine is that it’s orange. So we have different perceptions. I think that’s kind of cool, do you?

Brooke: Uh huh.

The other day, my friend, Kate sent me this beautiful post that she’d written about the intersection of authenticity, vulnerability, connection and autism. When I told her how much I loved it, she responded with a question.

Can you tell me what it is like and how it is like when NTs connect? How is…

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