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 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Can autism be "developed" later in life

Posted: 03 May 2011, 9:32 am 

Replies: 38
Views: 33,847


Autism is present at birth, is it not? Sometimes a person doesn't realize they have it until stress makes them fall back to autistic behaviors. Don't think it can be developed though.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: can drugs trigger autism/AS?

Posted: 02 May 2011, 1:53 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 1,368


acesnof wrote:
can they? for me i did a lot of ecstacy and supposedly my family says im different after that. they dont think i have AS though, im the only one who seems to think i have AS.


Maybe because it's probably brain damage.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Is the majority of the people here really, "mild asperg

Posted: 02 May 2011, 1:40 pm 

Replies: 62
Views: 7,280


How is asperger's not mild autism?

I think of it as one in the same and it generally is without intellectual retardation.

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: This is the coolest thing I have ever seen in my entire life

Posted: 02 May 2011, 12:50 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 731


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 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Why is it so wrong to love animals more than people?

Posted: 02 May 2011, 12:46 pm 

Replies: 44
Views: 11,253


Not really sure but I feel the same way. Usually am indifferent about people, especially socially but I love most animals. Animals accept a person just the way they are and most people are judgemental about things that are different. If I were you I would trade your mom for a chinchilla or a monkey.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: What do you hate the most about having autism/aspergers ?

Posted: 30 Apr 2011, 4:21 pm 

Replies: 191
Views: 19,725


I hate how hard it is to make meaningful relationships and not having any kind of support.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Can it get worse?

Posted: 28 Apr 2011, 11:53 am 

Replies: 30
Views: 3,240


I took tests and strongly suspected I had aspergers when I was around 15, but I ignored it until stress magnified the subtle autistic traits I've always had. In my case stress is what made me realize I can't ignore it after college.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Change of state law wording could benefit Colorado ASD ppl

Posted: 27 Apr 2011, 3:06 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 643


Take action – right now – to insist that ALL children and adults who meet the definition of “developmental disability” are given the same, fair, nondiscriminatory right to access services. The Autism Society of Colorado supports the proposed rule changes regarding the Colorado definition of “develop...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Rocking when eating?

Posted: 27 Apr 2011, 3:05 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 3,495


I rock back and forth when stressed sometimes too, but even if I'm not-stressed I tend to rock back and forth a little while eating. Just something I do I guess, anyone else do that?

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: What's on your mind right now?

Posted: 27 Apr 2011, 3:02 pm 

Replies: 31,794
Views: 687,088


Since yesterday it's felt like I've been on a couple of painkillers, I'm guessing it's a low level endorphin buzz for some reason I don't understand. Been kind of stressed out lately.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Rocking when eating?

 Post subject: Rocking when eating?
Posted: 27 Apr 2011, 2:40 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 3,495


I noticed whenever I eat (especially if I'm by myself) I tend rock back and forth a little, anyone else do this?

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: What is autism to you: disability or difference?

Posted: 27 Apr 2011, 1:59 pm 

Replies: 48
Views: 5,358


It's a difference, and a limitation in some areas. It wasn't much of a problem in school because I basically kept to myself and only had a few friends if any depending on the time period, but outside of school is seems like more of a disability because working and functioning has a social element th...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Trouble speaking?

Posted: 27 Apr 2011, 1:39 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 4,300


In the case of cashiers and such, I always plan what I'm going to say before I go up to them, so it's less of a problem. If I'm supposed to say something I haven't planned, though, I have a lot of difficulty. I do it even when I know what to say. Kind of an awkward stall. I always talk about the sa...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Trouble speaking?

Posted: 27 Apr 2011, 1:24 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 4,300


CockneyRebel wrote:
I've slowed my speaking back down to my natural laid back pace and I don't seem to have that problem as often anymore.


I kind of have to do the same thing.

I sometimes do the stalling even when it's quiet, but if it's noisy it's more likely occur.

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Zionists

Posted: 27 Apr 2011, 12:44 pm 

Replies: 28
Views: 2,740


Zionism is a new nationalism based on a myth, like manifest destiny. It seems that the military industrial complex benefits from Israel's wars as well as fortune 500 companies like Intel. Capitalism and BS "national security" is behind the hijacking of Judaism.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Trouble speaking?

 Post subject: Trouble speaking?
Posted: 27 Apr 2011, 12:28 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 4,300


Sometimes I have trouble speaking when out in public. It's total trouble communicating to strangers, sometimes it takes me like 3 to 5 seconds to actually be able to tell a cashier what I want. It's like I stall for those 3 to 5 seconds... I'm guessing this is related to autism. It's nothing major b...
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