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The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Autism neurodiversity

Emily Volz

Emily Volz
Emily Volz is a queer Autistic writer and rabbinical student. She holds a BA in Jewish Studies from Oberlin College. Her current special interest is NASA. Emily hopes to be a rabbi, academic, and essayist. Contact: volz519@gmail.com

Why I’m Not a High-Functioning Autistic

“We have now arrived at the ultimate falsehood of high-functioning autism: what this label really means is that you have high outside functioning.  I am excellent at pretending to be someone I am not.”

Why I’m Not a High-Functioning Autistic

“We have now arrived at the ultimate falsehood of high-functioning autism: what this label really means is that you have high outside functioning.  I am excellent at pretending to be someone I am not.”

Why I’m Not a High-Functioning Autistic

“We have now arrived at the ultimate falsehood of high-functioning autism: what this label really means is that you have high outside functioning.  I am excellent at pretending to be someone I am not.”