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 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Why Do People Hate Suzanne Wright?

Posted: 31 Jul 2016, 11:07 am 

Replies: 11
Views: 684


In any case, it seems to me like a good idea to follow the old convention and not take the period immediately following a person's death as a time to make negative comments about them. A small bit of irony considering we, as autistics, do not typically follow "convention"...! But I unders...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Why Do People Hate Suzanne Wright?

Posted: 30 Jul 2016, 11:18 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 684


I'm trying to figure out why half of the autistic community is mourning Suzanne Wright (founder of #AutismSpeaks) and the other half feels as if she's done irreparable damage to the community.

Can I get some perspective, reading material, anything...?

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: My Blog Post on Going Public with Asperger's

Posted: 16 Nov 2013, 9:38 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 463


i am in atlanta, ga, and have some amazing contacts within the emory healthcare network. my primary care physician is one of the best in the emory system and was able to connect me with a number of local psychiatrists.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: My Blog Post on Going Public with Asperger's

Posted: 16 Nov 2013, 5:52 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 463


I just wanted to share with the community here my "coming out" story and encourage others to give me feedback (if you want). http://john.do/autism/ I just want to encourage everyone to remember how special and unique we are. Sure, we all have challenges but we also have unique opportunities to provi...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Job Board for Aspies?

 Post subject: Job Board for Aspies?
Posted: 22 May 2013, 9:59 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 617


Does anyone know of any job board specifically for Aspies and autistics?

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: references

Posted: 22 May 2013, 9:58 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 1,035


thewhitrbbit wrote:
It's common to put "references available upon request."

That way your references only get contacted if you are a finalist.


i agree with this.

also... there are some industries where your work can speak for itself (not 100% but a lot of it), especially in the tech field.

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Career Talk

Posted: 22 May 2013, 9:57 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 634


although i get to spend a lot of time doing what i love, the absolute dream is to become a full-time venture capitalist, helping others achieve their dreams through mentorship, coaching, and financial support.

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: Can They Take My College Degree Away?

Posted: 22 May 2013, 9:45 am 

Replies: 27
Views: 8,164


if mine did i wouldn't be that upset. i probably didn't earn it anyway.

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Husband is losing his job

Posted: 22 May 2013, 9:44 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 597


what is his profession? job skills?

 Forum: In-Depth Adult Life Discussion   Topic: Do you like being labeled an aspie?

Posted: 22 May 2013, 9:39 am 

Replies: 27
Views: 4,159


i'm not sure i care much either way. i don't mind it.

 Forum: Off the Wall: Forum Games, Quizzes, Roleplaying, etc.   Topic: Game - Add your age to the sum

Posted: 22 May 2013, 9:34 am 

Replies: 9,016
Views: 122,283


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

Posted: 22 May 2013, 9:34 am 

Replies: 4,650
Views: 125,625


looohoooozeeeerrrr!

 Forum: Health, Fitness, and Sports   Topic: Does coffee actually help?

Posted: 22 May 2013, 9:34 am 

Replies: 24
Views: 7,518


i'm not sure if this helps but i know for myself that i need it to function in the morning so as to not get a migraine and headache. i'm probably addicted.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Is there anyone here or do you know of...

Posted: 22 May 2013, 9:31 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 591


not exactly the same thing but... i spend a lot of time blogging and it's much easier for me than casual conversation as managing people is very tiring for me.

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: People Asperger's Syndrome ever dated/married a NT Person ?

Posted: 22 May 2013, 9:29 am 

Replies: 52
Views: 6,249


mikecartwright wrote:
Have any People with Asperger's Syndrome ever dated/married a Person who is NT ?


yes. going on 8 years now. 2 kids.
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