Tagged: do autistic people have empathy
As an autistic person, I need help understanding what I’ve done “socially wrong” in order to make an emotional connection and stop upsetting you.
Autistic people aren’t selfish, we just process the world differently. Learn about survival mode and how autistic people experience the world.
Why do I have to be sobbing for my autistic loved one to understand I’m upset? Because you’re not speaking our language. Let me show you how!
Do autistic people really “communicate without empathy”? No. This is a common misconception that is very dangerous to the autistic community.
Delayed emotional processing in autistic people is often misunderstood as being cold and unfeeling or being hysterical. We just process emotions in a different way.
Do autistic people lack empathy? No! In fact, many autistic people actually experience MORE empathy because the emotions they feel from others come in unfiltered and all at once.