Stimming

Transcript

I’ve always had these little tics that other people thought were weird. Stuff like shaking my head back and forth rapidly...
[Drawing of the narrator doing just that]

Absentmindedly chewing on my own hand...
[The narrator chews on his hand, while saying “om nom nom”]

[The narrator stands with his feet turned inward awkwardly.]
And walking on the outside of my feet...
(Thankfully I managed to train myself out of this, but I still rest my feet like this sometimes when I'm sitting.)

And yet...

[Another person is talking at the narrator, who has an angry cloud above his head.]
Other person: Autistic? You? I don’t know, you’ve never really shown any of the signs...

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