Hannah Riedel on her Adolescent Experiences: It was easier for me to communicate with men, because I could pull out the flirting mask, like the flirty or the cute girl ... a looot of trouble. ... I didnt know how to connect to other people. ... I had this void that I needed to fill. ... I had eating problems. .. I have always been drawn to Aspergers.
Brenda and Jack Rothman. - I thought autism was Jack’s problem and I was going to learn the rules of fixing him. Instead, what I learned was that the problem was with me. I would need to question every assumption that society had taught me about my son. Me — the lawyer, the critical thinker (didnt she just say that she could NOT think critically??? she can only mean: the self-conceited "critical thinker") — I needed to challenge everything I had ever learned about autism.
But I was born with heterochromia iridum — different coloured eyes, one green, one blue. I also have syndactyly, where two or more digits are fused, I have two toes on each foot webbed almost to the top. ... I was diagnosed with Tourette’s at 12. I had physical tics, nervousness and made grunting noises