Autism Body and Language
Autism and Body Language a Natural Impass.
Our Optic vison is actually Off (lack of eye contact)
Art work from the August 2006 edition of The Oprah Magazine page 175 . This Art work was for the Article called EVERY MOVE YOU MAKE. A tribuite the human thought process and the ideal of body language , your ulitmate traditional Thought process. Autisitc people can do just as well ! Read on!
There comes a point in every ones journey when everything in life (if your lucky) just hums. If you have been real lucky and experienced no real troubles in life and you might well have reached the plateau of all human relationships and are able to read and do body language. Body language is the Shorthand shortcut traditional thinkers use to make sense of their world and in their mind it is one of the ultimate goals of life. As the pictures above show you even have pointers in maistream magazines on the finer points of it. If your good at this odds are you do life pretty well. Sometimes entire conversations are made and understood with a gesture or body movement that is mutually understood. Oddly body language kind of mimics and might even take the place of our picture thoughts. They are close clones if nothing else. Could it be EVERYONE is a picture thinker? I often wonder if our figured out autism thoughts are just the slow motion building blocks of the human mind?
Remember this next bit is news to most autism professionals but WE DO NOT see the body language of others as our optic vision is turned off or simply not working correctly during our autism thoughts. The glazed look LACK Of eye contact should be your clue an autism thought is trying to develop DON"T kill that thought by making us pay attention rather let it develop and you will be rewarded with higher functioing Autism.
Autism believe it or not has a similar "thought process" that mimics your body language allows us to really do something close to a traditional life and in fact if we have figured out proficient picture thoughts we can actually participate in your body language game to some degree. While Body language is your pentacle of thought it is 180 'opposite of our Autism thoughts. Our Autism Thought can be just as useful in conversation and speech if we absently figured out our autism as many of us have, mostly by trial and error. Autism too has soft spot for our own type of 'Nirvana' only thing is the traditional thinker doesn't have the keys to figure us out nor will they even bother to talk to autism's best functioning populations our even unite us for a conference. However they do marvel at our insight at times and never ask how did we do that? The computer your reading this on was a product of the autistic guy Alan Turing.
Granted if we didn't present so strange and even stupid and if modern autism education would have got a hold of the right end of the stick we might well have autism under control by now like many of us had done on our own to the chrigan of the 1000s of autism professionals that think and know us as retards. If only they knew autism thoughts were too complicated and need watered down and if only the knew we think in a 'different" language than anyone else If only the knew their help is making us the very zombies they are trying to prevent if only Autism "professionals" would listen for a change we really would experience a change for the better in Autism and even education and psychology to mention a few more things that would grow with our knowledge.
It is too bad professionals no matter the discipline are not that professional and get stuck in a rut and keep patting themselves on the back as they peer review each other numbers and studies in a self-serving pity party that works to keep entire careers afloat. Hopefully this is just absent ignorance without ill will but as long as autism's best performing populations are never allowed a voice in this autism empire, we will never know just how malicious autism professionals can be. Do they really care if we are "fat, drunk and stupid" (saying) they might well prefer that it makes their life so much easier and tends to make their studies more moldable? Suddenly since Rain Man we have become (for the most part) the group home groupies all at the prompting of the good will of Autism's professionals. Someday if this Empire keeps getting bigger autism will have its own Labor Day telethon like Multiple Sclerosis has had for years now. All of this big business autism could be proven a moot point If we are ever admitted to. The sooner the better, as we are not out to purposely kill the autism empire we are out to tell the world of our never in print before human thought process that works and that has never been in a text book before. How can something that has never been in a text book before ever be learned in a college course? How can educated people that purposely quit learning ever do more than spin their wheels? There are Ph.D.s in real life and Ph D.'s form a college. You would think some college somplace needs to offer a course or a way to merge the two types for the beneifit of all of mankind?
Rich Shull http://prerainmanautism.blogspot.com