How Do Neurotypicals Come Across To Autistic People?

According to professionals, the Autistic behavior and thinking is normalcy. The Neurotypicals come across to Autistic people with the sensory hyposensitivity.

From our perspective, Neurotypical behavior is so strange sometimes that it becomes hard to understand. And so Neurotypicality is not only seen in relation but is very much persuaded by our thinking or Autistic thinking.

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Neurotypical  individuals are often described in relation to autism, so they may have:

  • A problem in interacting with peers or having a conversation.
  • No sensory issues, such as not being able to tolerate crowds, being too hot, or loud noises,  or too cold.
  • The ability to adapt to change.
  • No noticeable speech delays as children.

There are some things that footnote to the research. It indicates some difference between the Neurotypicals and the Autistic as follows:

Herd Mentality

Neurotypicals incline to share crowd mentality and behavior. They incline to conform to social expectations. As they are less likely to develop special interests.

Excessive Eye Contact

Generally, Neurotypicals tend to make excessive eye contact. The study of Neurotypicals indicates that they show a consistent pattern of the high gaze frequency and duration to the eyes and low gaze frequency to the mouth. It compared to a mean of 10% to the eyes and 7% to the mouth in people with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Ambiguous Language

The Neurotypicals tend to be less precise in their choice of words. And they show a general ambiguous use of language. However, using these words or statements that lead to confusion, and shape the basis for instances of the unintentional humor.

Lack of Care

Neurotypicals do not understand the perfectionism. So, they don’t care to put in extra work. Particularly, when it comes to challenging and repeating tasks.

A tendency to be Loud

The Neurotypicals displayed the hypertolerance. It is for the everyday environmental sound that results of this as in the form of Hearing Loss. However, these situations occur like gathering at crowded locations, Clattering cups, excessive chatter, and a lot of sound at concert places.

Hypo-attention to details

Neurotypicals show the least interest to details. This may be due to sensory hyposensitivity. As such, they are more prone to overlook details. Also, they generally do not care enough about the details.

Lack of substance

Neurotypicals generally get engaged in conversation about trivialities or emotions as compared to substantial topics if engaged in social occasions. The purpose of phatic communication is to serve as a bonding ritual which is a way to maintain a positive social mask.


Neurotypicals tend to be highly nationalistic. Such that their nationalism is to the point of blind adherence to their nation. When it comes to sporting events, neurotypicals also have a tendency to “root for their team”. This behavior is difficult to understand.

Pathological liars

Among neurotypicals, lying is very common. The person suffering from autism faces difficulty in deciphering the meaning of people in their interactions. Because of this their high prevalence of lying, even if it is well-intentioned and functioning, which makes it very difficult for anybody on what he/she should rely.

Benefits of neurotypicals

Individuals have many capacities on the spectrum. Each person has its own unique strengths and characteristics that can be accepted and celebrated. For example, there are often positive characteristics in the nerve diversity of conditions such as Asperger and autism such as:

  • Strong capabilities of the system, such as computer programming and math.
  • Above-average attention to detail.
  • Strong visual-spatial skills.
  • Skills in art and design.
  • Musical abilities.
  • Creativity.


The understanding between autistics and neurotypicals matters. We hope this will help you to understand what it’s like to be treated. It can just as simply be done to you as it has been done to us. Maybe soon one day we can include different ways of thinking, different kinds of mind as well.

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