Chou Chou is an openly autistic advocate, speaker, motivator, entertainer, and mentor. She shares her journey through life as an autistic woman in her intimate cabaret show, “Blissfully Being.” Join her here as she shares her deeply personal experience and perspective, in her own unique way.
I don’t understand. I refuse to see it. I tell myself I am too strange, and autistic and different. I must create a new mask, something delightfully charming and acceptable. I must, I feel, create a new carefully crafted persona, adapt, in order to make this work. My talent and focus, hard work, and a well-chosen mask, will make this work. No one is agreeing with me.
As I write this first blog post on my new website, I want to first warmly welcome you. For years, I've been trying to find time to write in the whirlwind of a busy life, and to do so in a way that brought together all I have to share, professionally, creatively, and...