An office. Two chairs facing one another; a desk off to the side.
I glance at the clock…we’re only half way through the session. I breathe out, rub my face.
The psychologist says, “What happened is that, as a child, you were not developing non-verbal communication. And there was no diagnosis at that time. There were no services available. As the kids around you began to socially develop, you struggled to keep up. Lack of body language…lack of non-verbal cues…this made social interactions confusing. And that was happening because you didn’t know. Okay?”
I don’t say anything. It’s quiet for awhile. [Read more…]