Sort of makes you wish you were autistic

Link: Reaching an Autistic Teenager

“The group turned to registering for spring classes. In addition to biology, algebra 2/trigonometry, English literature and U.S. history, there were the electives: Dragon Lore, Comic Books, How to Shop for Bargains and the History of Snack Food. Past electives included All About Pirates, Spy Technology, Ping-Pong, Dog Obedience, Breaking World Records, Unusual Foods and Taking Things Apart. (‘I just wish they’d come up with a second-quarter class, Putting the Things Back Together,’ Nelson told me.)

“‘I knew it!’ Edwick complained, mashing about on the beanbag chair. He was disappointed because no one picked the elective he’d proposed: the History of Meat.”