Tuesday, April 20

“Our degree of sincerity does not correspond to that of others and it is like going without a compass”: what we learned from a conversation between autistics

  • Star Martinez @estrewinnie
  • Special for BBC News World

Montse Navarro

Image source, Courtesy of Montse Navarro


Montse Navarro was diagnosed in her thirties.

Montse Navarro is 35 years old and autistic. His diagnosis came when he was approaching 30. Until then, he thought it was rare.

Neurodivergente he is somewhat younger and also autistic. She was diagnosed shortly before her thirties. Until then I felt like I didn’t fit in.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), autism is one of the autism spectrum disorders (ASD), a group of conditions characterized by some degree of disturbance in social behavior, communication, and language, and also encompasses infantile disintegrating disorder and Asperger’s syndrome.

But BBC Mundo wanted them to talk about what it is, how they see themselves and how they see others.


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