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 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: figures of speech

Posted: 07 Jun 2009, 2:23 pm 

Replies: 4
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thank you, guys. It does mean excellent and great...who knew? I remembered, after posting it, that google is a great tool for finding information.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: figures of speech

 Post subject: figures of speech
Posted: 29 May 2009, 1:25 pm 

Replies: 4
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there are several "figures of speech" used in conversations that stump me, as i'm sure they do for many of you. recently, i heard this one on fox news: "...he was a cr****r jack producer..." does anybody here understand what this means? i believe it is a compliment because the man had died, and they...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: facial recognition prob's, aversion to touch, older kids...

Posted: 16 May 2009, 6:42 am 

Replies: 7
Views: 1,334


thank you for your positive and encouraging comments... your situation sounds familiar...there are two ladies that work at my husband's job, and they do not look anything alike, but i always "forget" their names, because of the face thing. my mom says this could be happening because it's not that im...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: facial recognition prob's, aversion to touch, older kids...

Posted: 15 May 2009, 4:55 pm 

Replies: 7
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i am new at this asperger's thing...my son has autism and my brother has asperger's, but i only recently discovered i had AS...denial, i think. anyway, i would love to hear if others share these foibles... 1.) i have difficulties remembering faces...not of people i know, but of individuals i have me...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Autism/Aspergers: A Gift or God's Cruel Joke?

 Post subject: challenges
Posted: 14 May 2009, 9:23 am 

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you make such a truthful point when you say that we grow through life's challenges. part of God's purpose is for each one of us to grow and mature, spiritually. challenges and struggles are catalysts toward that end...sometimes, we just need to be reminded of the truth; it's so easy to lose sight of...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Autism/Aspergers: A Gift or God's Cruel Joke?

Posted: 12 May 2009, 1:00 pm 

Replies: 107
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thank you for your post. i do think i need to get to a point of acceptance, as you shared. i believe God gives us the desires of our heart and that if we ask Him anything, it will be done for those who abide in Him and vs; His word promises. so, i have strong desires to fit in, socially, to converse...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Autism/Aspergers: A Gift or God's Cruel Joke?

Posted: 12 May 2009, 10:34 am 

Replies: 107
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i was wondering if any of you struggle with this...i am so discouraged, in terms of my AS. it runs in my family: my brother has AS and my son has autism. i am a christian and i cannot understand how asperger's glorifies God. i cannot keep a conversation going w/ anybody, and i, too, do not know when...
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