Wentworth Miller Reveals He Was Diagnosed With Autism Last Year

'Being autistic is central to who I am,' the 'Prison Break' actor wrote, adding that his diagnosis 'isn't something I'd change.'

7/28/2021 12:17:00 AM

'Being autistic is central to who I am,' the 'Prison Break' actor wrote, adding that his diagnosis 'isn't something I'd change.'

'Being autistic is central to who I am,' the 'Prison Break' actor wrote, adding that his diagnosis 'isn't something I'd change.'

In a lengthy note postedto InstagramSunday, the “Prison Break” star said he was formally diagnosed last fall.“It was a long, flawed process in need of updating,” the 49-year-old explained alongside an image of a white square. “I’m a middle-aged man. Not a 5-year-old. ... Right now my work looks like evolving my understanding. Re-examining 5 decades of lived experience thru a new lens. That will take time.”

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TheAutism Society of Americadescribes autism as “a complex, lifelong developmental disability that typically appears during early childhood and can impact a person’s social skills, communication, relationships, and self-regulation.”It’s also considered a “spectrum condition” that impacts people differently and to varying degrees. Signs of autism

to present themselves in individuals between the ages of 2 and 3.Paul Archuleta via Getty ImagesActor Wentworth Miller wrote that he is"re-examining 5 decades of lived experience thru a new lens."Elsewhere in his post, Miller said his diagnosis “isn’t something I’d change.” headtopics.com

And though he admitted he still had a lot to learn about the issues at hand, he added, “I get ― got ― immediately being autistic is central to who I am. To everything I’ve achieved/articulated.”As of Tuesday afternoon, the post had been liked by more than 102,000 people, including comedian

Billy Eichnerand “13 Reasons Why” star Brandon Flynn.Many of the comments praised the actor’s honesty. “Got my autism diagnosis at 30 years old and it was a peculiar gift, really,” one person wrote. “Your voice about this is so comforting. So, so comforting.”

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