Dyscalculia is highly comorbid* with Autism.
Hypercalculia is highly comorbid with Autism.
Dyslexia is highly comorbid with Autism.
Hyperlexia is highly comorbid with Autism.
Many Autistics struggle with sensory overload and seek to minimize external stimulation.
Many Autistics prefer to live in households that are tidy to a museum level.
Many Autistics prefer to live in households that are cluttered and barely navigable.
Many Autistics are completely consistent–they always avoid stimulation, or they always seek stimulation.
Many Autistics have reactions which vary–they avoid stimulation in some contexts, and seek it out elsewhere.
Because Autism is about being outside the parameters of “neurotypicality”. Hyper- and hypo- are both outside those parameters.
It means that different Autistics can look and act VERY different, and that if you know one Autistic, you know… one Autistic.
* “Comorbid” is such a bleak word. It just means that the two things tend to co-occur.