3 stages to autism success
Perhaps the first people we need to "educate" are the very autism Professionals we trust so much. SHOCKINGLY before the Rain Man Era was underway many more in psychology understood a lot more of autism than modern people do. There are a LOT of very odd strange and unbelievable "facts" to autism that naturally missed the radar of new age autism professional that only see the MR/DD side to autism. If those ideals remain hidden as they are in modern times our young autism students are at a horrible disadvantage and sadly it shows in the "obvious" autism traits, the world "knows so well".
The JOY of Autism is once it figured out it yields "normal thought" Along the way one needs to go threw the MR/dd Stage The Rain Man stage and then the social stage and HOPEFULLY then on to normal life. So many of the Temple Grandin types have done just that. Our success is nothing more than treason to the modern Autism folks who only know the MR/DD side to autism. Of course NO One not even us the Temple Grandin types ever expected to discover MR/DD and Autism and Einstein and even social Autism skills all come from the same autism thoughts so that fact alone makes our story unbelievable. Modern autism professionals love to ignore us and work very hard to do that. Naturally NOT one has been there and done that in terms of following our thought process from the Mr/Dd stage threw the Rain Man stage and then on to a more normal life- they don't have a clue. If they ever own up to us psychology text books will gain a few 1000 pages.
Modern Autism absently took away our splinter skills and obsessions and they DEMAND Eye Contact that we can't give them and still do our invisible to you picture thoughts. The picture thoughts are like your day dreams and we need to convert those thoughts to normal ones. Once we figure out those autism thoughts they turn into normal ones and then we can communicate with you and even give eye contact. Perhaps all autism thoughts are the building blocks of the human mind? For the blueprint of old working autism and its double-blind experience that has worked for us time and again please the book THE ENIGMA (1983) it is the biography of Alan Truing (1912-1954) he was "autistic" and father of the computer. It was written by Andrew Hodges.
It is only those of you in the spectrum that can demand autism professionals own up to all of us. The money of autism and the resulting expert status of autism professionals sadly has a gravy train feel to it and not many people in academics are willing to do what is right if their reputations and livelihoods might be on the line. Once the wash is done and the whole story of autism is told it will be obvious as can be just how modern autism was born and the facts they ignored that made it into a "problem."
Sincerely Rich Shull Author Autism Pre Rain Man Autism, built on Temple's Thinking in Picutres,Inventor of the Turing Motor an Autistically Designed GREEN 70% efficient triple hybrid car motor.. Host of the blog Pre Rain Man Autism on blogspot.com