“I know it isn’t what you taught me to do, but it’s what I find works in this society: hide your anxiety about change.”- Frances (12 yrs., 10 mos.) #asd #aspergers #autism
Frances: Did you ever realize that we don’t see our own faces? We don’t know if mirrors are lying. We never know what we truly look like.
Before lessons, the girls and I waited at a nearby park whose setting was a 19th century villa-style home-turned-museum. (Frances is eight in this panel.)
Frances: Mum, I’ve been practising the fine art of cuteness. I think I’ve mastered it.