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His difficulty managing his thoughts made rudimentary conversations minefields to be navigated.
‘May have many androgynous traits despite an outwardly feminine appearance.However he did not start off as stereotypically autistic. Contrary to the stereotyoes of adults on the spectrum, my patient displayed no "meltdown" behavior, was keenly (TOO keenly) aware of people's reactions to him and exhibited no bizarre special interests or encyclopedic knowledge of vaccuum models.In fact, initially he presented as many of my patients do: shy, articulate, witty. In fact, "Joe", as we'll call him, socialized quite well.but the style is always a ‘wash and go’ if I need it to be but likewise, I can spend ages on it if that’s better suited to the occasion or if I just feel like straightening it or whatever.‘Eccentric personality; may be reflected in appearance’ I think that I’m quite an oddball, so to speak – but I don’t think it’s hugely reflected in my appearance; it used to be – I was very gothic for a few years but it just draws more attention.‘Usually a little more expressive in face and gesture than male counterparts’ I have no idea – probably.
I think I make a lot of facial expressions, but they might not show the emotions I intended.
People would probably say I’m ‘unique’ which is true for everyone, so really is just a ‘nice’ way of saying I’m weird!
‘Is youthful for her age, in looks, dress, behaviour and tastes’ Not really – maybe in behaviour but only in the privacy of my own home, I know how to act in public and be ‘grown up’.
‘May not have a strong sense of identity, and can be very chameleon –like, especially before diagnosis’ Before my diagnosis I was a bit of a tom-boy, i.e.
I wore boys clothes and didn’t do anything with hair and makeup etc., but I felt I wanted to be like that.
Sometimes I won’t get dressed for a couple days in a row if I’m feeling particularly low.