Hi, it’s me in here.
Can anyone hear me?
My body moves without permission and grabs all attention from my brilliant mind.
Grunts and loud utterances fill the air.
All eyes see a body uncooperative and miss the girl inside.
Reactions are grand.
Can’t you see?
I am in here.
A girl who dreams of tomorrow where inclusivity is a given not something we seek.
A person who so wishes she could be truly seen for who she really is.
An Autistic advocate who has so much to offer to this divided world.
A child of God made for such a time as this.
Can you hear my voice?
Bravely, boldly it cries out.
I am funny.
I am intelligent.
I am kind-hearted and empathetic.
I am living with courage and hope.
Take a chance.
Can you see me?
I am here.