Tips for those of us “high functioning” on the spectrum?
British people keep asking if I’m on the spectrum. My reviews always say I need to work on “flexing my communication style.” Ok. I’ll bite. I’m smart and gregarious and was raised by literally crazy people—there are plenty of masking factors here. Let’s say I’m on the spectrum and have been getting away with it for decades.
What the hell do I do now? How badly is this going to harm my career (folks don’t take kindly to women who can’t read a room)? How have YOU coped?