Perkins School for the Blind Transition Center

Archive for the ‘Masking’ Category

Autism, Masking, and Sense of Self

In a rightly ordered world, the need to mask, or to hide one’s true self in order to "fit in," would not exist. We all deserve to be who we are without being punished for doing so. But the world in which we live is anything but rightly ordered in this respect. A multitude of autistic individuals...