Many neurodivergent people have spikey profiles, an above average ability or talent in a certain subject area or skill while (significantly) struggling in others. At the same time, we’re often forced to mask our differences with the aim of fitting in with societal norms.

I think a lot about how much brilliance is lost to this society because mediocrity is its goal.

[ID: Graphic reads: me *uses a different way to solve a math problem* Michael from “The Office” acts as the “math teacher” pictured that stares annoyingly and above his picture is written, “new ideas and fine but also illegal.”]