Why do neurotypical people try to understand Asperger's?

I bet you every time I say I have Asperger's, a neuroptypical person says "Don't use that excuse! I know an Asperger's kid and they don't act the way you do." Apparently they don't understand it at all because of one person they know. A group of popular girls were making fun of me and... show more I bet you every time I say I have Asperger's, a neuroptypical person says "Don't use that excuse! I know an Asperger's kid and they don't act the way you do." Apparently they don't understand it at all because of one person they know. A group of popular girls were making fun of me and they found out my disability, one of them tried to say their sister had it and that I had no right to use it as an excuse. She probably doesn't and was just trying to make her sound righteous and sympathetic. It's like saying "I'm not racist, my best friend is black (I know a black person)" only it's "I understand Autism, I know an austistic kid."
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