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When the pantry and fridge are bare, most of us head to nearest supermarket to restock. More adventurous souls, however, head outdoors and pluck — rather than purchase — their dinner.
Autism affects some 2 million people in theUnited Statesand tens of millions worldwide. In the past their world was impenetrable to outsiders. Today we have a better grasp of autism, allowing us a glimpse of what it’s like to live in the mind of an autistic.
I was the golden child; daughter of my parent’s old age. I would comfort them, amuse them, distract them from their looming mortality. While they played overprotective parents, I played overprotective daughter.