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It is very important to not overly romanticize autism. I don't disagree that having access to a different way of being is a gift, but in reality many children born on the autistic spectrum never outgrow the extreme internalization that occurs from over sensory stimulation of their external environment.
A clear misinterpretation of my comment. In no way am I "Romanticizing" Autism.
Like all things - there is a range of experiences, interpretations, and expressions/reactions. I believe that Josh just wanted to show a different perspective and how the experience doesn't have to be totally negative.