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 Forum: In-Depth Adult Life Discussion   Topic: 30 yo Ph.D (soon) who doesn't have independent living skills

Posted: Yesterday, 12:25 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 98


https://www.sju.edu/kinney/autism-servi ... ife-skills

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Soon to be Ph.D who lacks independence and job search issues

Posted: Yesterday, 8:38 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 125


If you managed to play the game in academia this far you might want to call Saint Joseph’s University in Pennsylvania and talk to them about their autism life readiness program and center. If the location is not convenient they may be able to give you some ideas or similar programs in your own area....

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: Who likes red dwarf?

 Post subject: Re: Who likes red dwarf?
Posted: 14 Jul 2024, 8:32 am 

Replies: 16
Views: 250


^ very interesting OT details about bicycle mechanics. I love it. Wish I was good with mechanical things. I am better with software than HW I think, perhaps, Craig Charles was wearing lifts. I lost track of the series after the first few seasons. I can see how the had plenty of material to lampoon a...

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: Who likes red dwarf?

 Post subject: Re: Who likes red dwarf?
Posted: 13 Jul 2024, 9:30 am 

Replies: 16
Views: 250


When Lister is dressed to impress (potential alien females), Rimmer says, "You're wearing your least smeggy things." The quote ends: “… that’s you shirt with only three curry stains” Very funny show I thought. I got the first season on dvd from the library and showed it to my wife, who is...

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: Who likes red dwarf?

 Post subject: Re: Who likes red dwarf?
Posted: 13 Jul 2024, 9:18 am 

Replies: 16
Views: 250


I remember when it would show up unexpectedly on tv, back when I was in college in the 1980s. Very funny writing. Holly was my favorite but the whole cast was good. I still think of the show every time I greet my cat with “hello, Cat”. Lister’s Liverpool accent. The all purpose non-swear-word swear-...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Learning to complete your thoughts

Posted: 12 Jul 2024, 7:53 am 

Replies: 9
Views: 270


I am diagnosed both ADHD and Autism. Both have EF (Executive Functioning) issues associated with them. Sometimes I hyperfocus. Sometimes I engage in hyper-active-focus where my mind bounces from thing to thing. Some days it gets so bad I feel like all the thoughts. Wow - apparently lost track in th...

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: Majority of autistuc men dont have a girlfriend?

Posted: 12 Jul 2024, 7:36 am 

Replies: 170
Views: 2,986


I will nearly be 35 in september and never had a proper gf. Do the majority of men on the spectrum remain single for the rest of there lives? If you meet one person on the Spectrum you’ve met ONE person on the Spectrum. I was in my late teens and early 20s when I decided to start a proper study of ...

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: CoPilot?

 Post subject: Re: CoPilot?
Posted: 12 Jul 2024, 6:57 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 66


CoPilot is Microsoft branded ChatGPT. ChatGPT was developed by an organization called OpenAI. OpenAI had a large investment from Microsoft and co-developed CoPilot. Microsoft has been advertising CoPilot. If CoPilot “appeared” on your Microsoft Windows computer, Microsoft put it there. https://www.p...

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: Favourite Superhero Film?

Posted: 11 Jul 2024, 2:53 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 1,220


Original Superman from 1948 with Kirk Alan 1941 Max Fleischer Superman (a.k.a. Superman: The Mad Scientist) still has that beat by about 7 years. It was in color and the special effects were better. https://youtu.be/pubd7aMncEQ (Yes it was animated, but they used Rotoscoping and traced live actors ...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Boing Streamliner Launch tonight.Test flight

Posted: 11 Jul 2024, 12:26 pm 

Replies: 89
Views: 5,071


^ a more positive take . . . https://asimov.fandom.com/wiki/Spacers Spacers are the group of modified humans descended from the first wave of colonists, which started to leave Earth in 2065. The term Spacer is very general and is primarily used by the people of Earth in a derogatory manner. Spacers ...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Boing Streamliner Launch tonight.Test flight

Posted: 11 Jul 2024, 11:39 am 

Replies: 89
Views: 5,071


Lyrics: Allentown And we're living here in Allentown But the restlessness was handed down And it's getting very hard to stay So the graduations hang on the wall But they never really helped us at all No they never taught us what was real Iron and coke, chromium steel And we're waiting here in Allent...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: How do you guys handle misunderstandings with NTs?

Posted: 11 Jul 2024, 8:56 am 

Replies: 13
Views: 435


TL;DR: Balance your needs with empathetic communication to manage misunderstandings and create a harmonious environment. It's commendable that you are dedicated to managing the church food pantry and striving to understand different perspectives. Workplace conflicts often arise from misunderstanding...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: How do you explain your difficulties?

Posted: 11 Jul 2024, 7:43 am 

Replies: 27
Views: 1,147


^ I met a guy who had a great trick, he would say “where do I know you from” with great certainty. Now it is all on the other person. I also keep little text files on my work computer with correct spelling of people’s names and additional details such as roles and reporting structure and areas of ex...

 Forum: The Haven   Topic: Therapy styles that work for autistic adults

Posted: 11 Jul 2024, 6:44 am 

Replies: 22
Views: 1,035


DBT sounds a lot like what the therapist will do to my bank account. I'd rather just help my parents buy their beach house for retirement, and just f**k my life... If you have trust issues you can work a self help book: https://www.amazon.com/Self-Directed-DBT-Skills-Workbook-Dialectical/dp/0593435...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: How do you handle loneliness?

Posted: 10 Jul 2024, 12:53 pm 

Replies: 33
Views: 1,249


Why does this topic keep reminding me of “Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs”? [ . . . ] YOUNG FLINT: Everyone just thinks I’m a weirdo. Fran gestures to Flint’s wall of posters of great inventors: Tesla [ inventor of DC electric motors and innovator in wireless telegraph and radio control ], Farnswo...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: I'm Moving Out Of The Group Home

Posted: 08 Jul 2024, 7:15 am 

Replies: 10
Views: 259


That is a big step. I am happy for you. Hope things unfold well.
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