“[I]t should be about identifying what is causing distress collaboratively with the person,” writes Sonny Hallett, “and addressing that with an acknowledgement of the broader context in which they exist.” This is certainly true. What’s causing much of my distress, however, is that despite a ruinous decades-long job history which now is clearly explained by my then-undiagnosed autism and so lack of accommodation or mitigation and a recent post-diagnosis job placement through Vocational Rehabilitation which despite accommodation and mitigation nonetheless wrecked me, I am not considered disabled enough to qualify for financial supports beyond SNAP benefits, and so once I’m finished draining my family finances dry, I will have nothing. Who, tell me, is going to address that?

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