This is the blog of Kristopher Hoffman, an autistic film maker in
/sigh...exactly.......I might love spending time with a friend/'nother human, but when you get me OUTSIDE amongst PEOPLE doing social stuff and then keep asking me "what's wrong, why are you so quiet, are you MAD?" Um, no....I'm in a free fall trying to navigate 1.) not getting TOUCHED 2.) the smells, sounds, visual crap coming at me en masse. 3.) the urge to run away from everything and get still and calm and quiet again...I'm not TRYING to be difficult or shut down...it's just too much...and it won't be "quality time spent."
right there with you