When I was searching for a job before graduating law school, one question on every application made me feel especially anxious: “Are you a person with a disability?”
I’m autistic, so the answer is fairly obvious. Despite this, I’d find myself pausing when I came to this part on a job application, lightly hovering my mouse over the options.
Selecting “yes” would mean complete honesty. I’m not ashamed of my autism whatsoever….