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Prison Break's Wentworth Miller Shares Autism Diagnosis

7/27/2021 11:54:00 PM

Prison Break's Wentworth Miller Shares Autism Diagnosis

'Oh - this isn't something I'd change,' actor Wentworth Miller wrote on Instagram. 'No. I get - got - immediately being autistic is central to who I am. To everything I've achieved/articulated.'

explained he doesn't "know enough about autism. (There's a lot to know.)" So, he's taking his time to do so."Right now my work looks like evolving my understanding," Miller stated. "Re-examining 5 decades of lived experience thru a new lens. That will take time. Meanwhile, I don't want to run the risk of suddenly being a loud, ill-informed voice in the room. The #autistic community (this I do know) has historically been talked over. Spoken for. I don't wish to do additional harm. Only to raise my hand, say, 'I am here. Have been (w/o realizing it).'"

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Watch:"Prison Break" Cast Plays 'Know Your Fox River 8'However, he offered to share the resources he's come across so far. "If anyone's interested in delving deeper into #autism + #neurodiversity, I'll point you toward the numerous individuals sharing thoughtful + inspiring content on Instagram, TikTok... Unpacking terminology," he continued. "Adding nuance. Fighting stigma. These creators (some quite young) speak to the relevant issues more knowledgeably/fluently than I can. (They've been schooling me as well.)"

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