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The Rosie King Behavioral Speech Breaks Down Common Misconceptions

By: Misel Saban - Dec 10, 2014
References: youtube
Activist Rosie King's powerful behavioral speech beautifully questions many of the stereotypes and misconceptions surrounding those with autism. Despite King's young age, she has taken it upon herself to educate audiences on why it's better to be unique and embrace who you are than mold yourself to what is considered 'normal.'

King was diagnosed with Asperger's at an early age. While her sociable and talkative nature might throw you off, King explains that she often lives in worlds in her head that cause her to express a large build up of emotional energy in a bizarre way, such as screaming. Rather than try and mold herself to be 'normal,' King argues that we embrace who we are just the way we are. "People are so afraid of variety," she says, "that they try to fit everything into a tiny little box with a specific label."