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 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: What do people mean by an "Aspergian style of writing"?

Posted: 20 Mar 2018, 2:18 am 

Replies: 60
Views: 1,002


When i was a senior in HS, i had an english teacher who always asigned a 'weekend writing' on fridays. In this paper, we had to write about what we did in the weekend. For me, it was a dull assignment because i did the same thing every weekend to a T. After about 3 or 4 weeks of this, i started typi...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Getting your head around an Adult ASD Diagnosis

Posted: 20 Mar 2018, 1:56 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 413


Im 32 and diagnosed at 31. As a child I remember being given various diagnosis' that explained a few things but not the whole picture. In elementary school, it was ADD. In high school it was klinfelters syndrome. Shortly after my AS diagnosis, my mom explained that my klinfelters diagnosis was given...

 Forum: Adult Autism Issues   Topic: Does anyone actually feel immature even though they are not?

Posted: 26 Jan 2018, 1:33 am 

Replies: 19
Views: 208


(I have auto correct turned off. It was annoying me to no end, thus my punctuation and grammar suffers for allowing a machine{{ipad}} to do it for me for so long) also im kinda long winded, my 12th grade english teacher drilled it into all of us to use descriptive detail. I took it to heart. A end d...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Obsessed with landing my first job...how many to apply for?

Posted: 26 Jan 2018, 12:29 am 

Replies: 11
Views: 370


Like the aspies above stated, as many as you can, at least 30. It sounds excessive, but theres a trick ive learned over time. Increasing your odds of a call back is number one. I call back the next day if the submitted application isnt too late in the day (before 2pm). From then on, ive usually take...

 Forum: In-Depth Adult Life Discussion   Topic: What is the most hurtful thing anyone has ever said to you..

Posted: 02 May 2017, 11:05 am 

Replies: 95
Views: 7,777


most recently about having aspergers, "that's not an excuse for your behavior" the person was my boss. she said, "i have a niece with aspergers, so thats not an excuse for your behavior" i think she was the most closed minded manager i've ever met in the workplace. another commen...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: To tell or not to tell....

Posted: 19 Apr 2017, 9:41 am 

Replies: 18
Views: 1,036


I think the tell or don't tell is something that has to be decided pre-employment. Every job has been a risk from the start. Adding a diagnosis into the mix makes things better or worse depending who your immediate supervisor(s) will be. I know thats vague, so let me share a little bit of what I exp...

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Map for all Earthbound members of WrongPlanet

Posted: 18 Apr 2017, 12:54 pm 

Replies: 461
Views: 144,918


i did it. middle of no where (Littleburg), SD

 Forum: Off the Wall: Forum Games, Quizzes, Roleplaying, etc.   Topic: Last person to post wins.

Posted: 18 Apr 2017, 10:18 am 

Replies: 74,921
Views: 2,829,848


i have a sneaking suspicion... has the win/lose toss up ever tied with a coin landing on its edge?

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Anyone like listening to the same song over and over?

Posted: 18 Apr 2017, 9:01 am 

Replies: 105
Views: 23,426


I listen to the same music, watch some of the same movies, and even eat the same food- all the time. for music, i listen to the same album over and over, sometimes 6months to a year at a time. my friends don't much care for it when they are riding with me, but thats how i learn the songs too. there ...
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