Just because I don’t talk does not mean I am not communicating with you.

Just because I’m quiet doesn’t mean I don’t hear you.

Just because I do things differently than you does not mean I am disabled.

Just because I can’t look you in the eyes does not mean I am disconnected from you.

Just because I shake my hands does not mean I have a problem.

Just because I have a lot of energy does not mean I have ADHD.

Just because I have outbursts does not mean I have a behavior disorder.

Just because I dress differently than most people my age does not mean I am defective.

Just because I don’t act like everyone else my age does not mean I am wrong.

Just because I don’t express emotion does not mean I am not aware of others emotion.

Just because I like to be alone does not mean I need to be social.

What else could be going on that you haven’t yet been aware of?