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 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Severe memory problems!! Anyone have any advice?

Posted: 14 Oct 2013, 9:32 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 1,295


zer0netgain wrote:
I've been using Luminosity.com to try and exercise my brain. We'll see how that works.


I've been using it too! Although I can't say I feel any different or even that it helps in my actual life.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Aspergers alert cards

Posted: 14 Oct 2013, 9:30 am 

Replies: 8
Views: 1,696


Mike1 wrote:
If I were you, I'd consider moving out of Saudi Arabia when I had the chance. In the meantime, maybe you could just hide in your house.


I've never even been to Saudi Arabia. I live in the USA.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Aspergers alert cards

 Post subject: Aspergers alert cards
Posted: 14 Oct 2013, 9:17 am 

Replies: 8
Views: 1,696


Nine days ago I had a bad experience at the mall that involved 4 mall cops. I was freaking out so much that I couldn't tell them I had aspergers. I called my mom and gave them my phone. They refused to speak with her. I think it would have been better if I could have given them a card explaining eve...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Severe memory problems!! Anyone have any advice?

Posted: 12 Oct 2013, 9:51 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 1,295


I have almost every learning disability one can have. This includes, ADHD, dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, aspergers, and a terrible memory, (long term and short term). Now that I am 16, my parents expect more of me than they did before. This means being responsible and that means remembering thi...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: My issues with the greater autism community.

Posted: 11 Oct 2013, 10:57 pm 

Replies: 41
Views: 3,611


By no means am I attacking anyone personally, and if anyone sees it this way, I would hope that a moderator locks this topic and fast. Lately, I've found myself more and more repulsed by other auties and Aspies. In general, I know several, on here and on Facebook who drown their lives in autism. Th...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Having a hard time moving forward...help?

Posted: 20 Jul 2013, 9:15 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 851


I'm 16 and I have this great summer job working with Autistic kids! I love it, and I can relate to all of the kids. The people in charge of me say I'm better at working as a therapist than their actual therapists because I understand the kids so well. I think I would like to become a therapist or sp...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Theory on therapists

Posted: 20 Jul 2013, 9:00 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 591


I think the best therapists for mental health are those that have mental health problems themselves so that they are more understanding because they can relate.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Nightmares anyone?

 Post subject: Nightmares anyone?
Posted: 27 May 2013, 11:19 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 1,182


I have terriable nightmares just about every singel night. Last nights was that I was walking down one set of train tracks with another set running parrell to them. A short, slow train came down the tracks next to the ones I was walking on. A man was standing on top of an emty fright car with a need...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: HELP! How do I surrvive summer traveling?!?!

Posted: 27 May 2013, 10:50 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 767


My parents are making me go on a mission trip with my step sisters church to West Virginia. We are going to help the poor kids know about Jesus and then we will do home repairs on their houses. I have no problem helping poor people, what I do have a problem with is change in routine. I will be shari...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: What are your meltdowns like?

Posted: 27 May 2013, 5:08 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 1,157


They have ranged from running away, screaming and crying to just crying while still remaining calm/normal. It usally turns into depression afterwards.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Not having "official" education

Posted: 27 May 2013, 5:02 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 678


That sucks. I'm headed down the same road, I think. I have every learning disability one can have, it's amazing that I can drive my car. I am 16 and in 10th grade, 11th next year. But I am probably at a 4th grade level as far as school work goes. I don't want a stupid job, at least not for ever. A s...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Fun quiz-How neurotypical are you?

Posted: 27 May 2013, 4:54 pm 

Replies: 681
Views: 74,241


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 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: My brain hates itself. What do I do?

Posted: 05 May 2013, 12:15 pm 

Replies: 21
Views: 2,346


I have just about every learning disablity one can have; I also have aspergers. I am going to be in 11th grade next year and can probably only do 4th grade work. We have looked at every program for specail ed in our area and the bottom line is, I can either do the work; or I can't. It's just that si...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Best ADD/ADHD Medication (PLEASE HELP ME!)

Posted: 05 May 2013, 11:55 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 841


I'm 16 and I take 15MG of focalin every day. I don't feel a difference. I am a little better at remembering things but that's it. I get jittery twice a day when I take it. It's hard to explain. It's not a hunger thing, it's just a hyper jittery feeling. I don't know that it is the "best" ADHD med ou...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Please help me with my video project!

Posted: 05 May 2013, 11:40 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 738


I'm doing a video project to present to my school. My video is about what it's like to live with learning disablites and or autism. There are tons of kids in my school with those types of problems. (It's a school for autism) I have gotten their parents permission to interveiw the kids on camera. My ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: How many things have you been diagnosed with in your life

Posted: 08 Apr 2013, 4:20 pm 

Replies: 34
Views: 3,100


Aspergers
Dyslexia
Dysgraphia
Dyscalula
Depression
ADHD
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