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 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Want to excel professionally?

Posted: 19 Sep 2019, 12:56 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 130


Even though i've shown to my employer I can do the work efficiently and have been able to communicate effectively within a team of around 4 people, I still struggle with the skills needed to further my confidence in moving forward with my career even though it's a dead end job. I can pretend all I w...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Meltdowns and jobs

 Post subject: Re: Meltdowns and jobs
Posted: 27 May 2019, 12:38 pm 

Replies: 13
Views: 440


almost lost my job due to a meltdown, or more of a combination of stress and anxiety that made me not want to continue working, head office were understanding enough to shrug it off as maybe they have people who have gone through similar situations but didn't want to let me go in particular because ...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Promoting yourself with social media.

Posted: 15 Mar 2019, 4:13 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 144


I'd only advocate using social media as a tool for employability or starting a business if the business you're starting is based around technology like certain tech support channels on youtube for instance (dunno if u heard of linus tech tips) if that's what you were going for. Anything else I would...

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: How do you deal with feeling excluded?

Posted: 12 Mar 2019, 4:00 pm 

Replies: 25
Views: 664


I think you can do it in terms of the opposite, 'how do i deal with feeling included?', only then do i realise it feels weird, awkward, walking with someone at the same pace feels strange and uneasy and always self-conscious of what they expect me to do next, should i split off and do my own thing o...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Sephora: Enabling a Workforce with Disabilities

Posted: 05 Mar 2019, 4:02 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 268


Seems to be the going trend right now for people, disability or not, to be employed in warehouses because it requires such little skill and you are able to pass as a normal person if you keep your head down and do the work. In my case however it would seem this is the only form of work i'll be able ...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Aspergers Life After College

Posted: 26 Feb 2019, 3:50 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 248


I had a similar experience, except i dropped out as a comp sci fresher, and had more social problems than academic that meant most aspects of uni life were way out of my comfort zone so lived a reclusive couple of years in uni accomodation through the only way i knew to escape reality which was gami...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Valentine's Day

 Post subject: Re: Valentine's Day
Posted: 13 Feb 2019, 3:28 pm 

Replies: 55
Views: 1,028


Or a chance for people at work to gloat about their fortunate circumstances (or unfortunate whatever the case may be) with the partner of their desires, towards myself who is quite evident to be alone in this pursuit. They are of course free to ask me if they so wish, to be my valentine, if that is ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Do I actually have autism or not?

Posted: 29 Jan 2019, 10:04 am 

Replies: 13
Views: 318


I've lurked on here long enough to say i don't consider myself to be on the spectrum even though half my family thinks i am and its not something easily forgotten when next i visit them, but relieved that it never comes up in conversation directly or indirectly. I considered myself very introverted ...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Despair Towards Future Career

Posted: 19 Jan 2019, 3:20 am 

Replies: 33
Views: 704


I too have pondered the thought of being in the same job long term, though only having been in it for a few months, mastered the few menial tasks that it comes with: manual handling, repetitive tasks, and it's always the same unlike an office or software development job where style of programming mi...

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: 25 male aspire who has never had a girlfriend

Posted: 18 Jan 2019, 4:49 pm 

Replies: 27
Views: 1,240


if it makes u feel any better im bout ur age, and i just think of a reason such as its more of a socially acceptable thing and i've never really been one to abide by such laws of fitting in society, such as it is with everyone on their phones all the time either on snapchat, tinder, dating apps, or ...

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: Rain Man’s 30th anniversary

Posted: 14 Dec 2018, 9:05 am 

Replies: 11
Views: 362


It probably paved the way for autism, without the director or even the film, autism may have been represented in a whole different way, although savant syndrome could have been represented better as a separate diagnosis, instead of grouping them in the same room, he could have been a lone adult with...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Is the big secret of many jobs that people fake being busy?

Posted: 08 Dec 2018, 2:25 pm 

Replies: 31
Views: 1,036


Much of what is said rings true for what happens at my work, management don't care about issues relating to my health despite been let off so many things like leaving work abruptly, going to work in another department, but now it seems its all caught up to me, making me do the more mundane tasks in ...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: High Achievers

 Post subject: Re: High Achievers
Posted: 05 Dec 2018, 10:23 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 316


I could call myself i high achiever somewhat, even though i dropped out uni, but feel my skills are undervalued and not being tested at all and all that i've learned at college has gone to waste because i spent the last 4 years trying to get into work and taking on pointless courses and life skills ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Forgetting to breathe

 Post subject: Re: Forgetting to breathe
Posted: 04 Dec 2018, 7:58 am 

Replies: 23
Views: 544


Along with blinking, steady heart rate, my nose being in the center of my view all the time, tends to go unnoticed many a time.

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: On Knowing a Man

 Post subject: Re: On Knowing a Man
Posted: 30 Nov 2018, 4:28 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 284


I started looking them (girl at work) up online desperately in an attempt to find out if they were with someone, harder than it sounds when they have no social media or are under an alias but then again it is weird to do stuff like that, a bit like what a stalker would do and i wouldn't put myself i...
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