Labels and categories are for tools to turn people into identifable data within a data system. A system that only categorizes based on your cost or value. Those things should not be used to qualify anyone outside of the system, especially for outliers.

The problem is not the labels. The problem is the loss of humanity and perspective taking around the people who are the extreme variations of humanity. This is a system settling on the middle at the expense it's edges. This is not a comprehension issue. This is a capitalism issue.

We need the system to care enough to change the way it functions enough to allow neurodivergents back in the system to serve the outliers, like them.

I hate going to neurotypicals for support or care. They can't see me and these labels provide no stop gaps to prevent their bias from causing me great harm. But a system focused on profit over people and doesn't care enough to change.

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