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 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: you are being disrespectfull!

Posted: 28 May 2010, 5:08 am 

Replies: 24
Views: 2,135

i duno if any one else has people tell them they are being disrespectfull but i do and for some reason i dont seem to understand why i dont think i did any thing but latly people jump on my case mainly my parents to start with i dont even say much and they jump on me then when i defend my self iam ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: How much easier did being diagnosed make your life?

Posted: 28 May 2010, 5:01 am 

Replies: 26
Views: 2,713

I was only diagnosed a couple of years ago and its made my life way better. I used to feel like I had an obligation to socialize and all that BS because I assumed everyone else was like me but they made an effort to socialize because its something we have to do to survive or whatever. Once I got dia...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Drowsy: ADHD-meds.

Posted: 22 May 2010, 9:41 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 3,918

The same happened to me when I was on ritalin. Switch to dexedrine or adderall if you can it doesn't have half the tranquilizing effect ritalin or concerta does.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Lower functioning autism

 Post subject: Lower functioning autism
Posted: 21 May 2010, 2:36 pm 

Replies: 41
Views: 4,571

Do you know anyone with heavier form of autism? I know one guy thats about 35 who isn't high functioning enough to function normally in society but he can talk and I can see hes in a different mindset to other people. I've noticed many people automatically assume this guy is mentally retarded and so...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: online hearing test

Posted: 21 May 2010, 1:25 pm 

Replies: 24
Views: 2,415

I don't see why this isn't scientific. It depends on the kinda speakers/headphones you have I suppose but if they make your speakers emit a sound of that specific frequency then its a decent test. I can't even hear above 15. OP you sure you're a human? The threshhold of human hearing is supposed to ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: "Aspie music"?

 Post subject: Re: "Aspie music"?
Posted: 20 May 2010, 10:21 am 

Replies: 65
Views: 7,855

Ive noticed the vast majority of the brothers and sisters on WP listen to the same sort of music, and barely none can stand rap, hip-hop, grime the like of that. Is it aspie reasons, a matter of taste, or somethig else ? I like it all rap, country, Scandinavian death metal, even Romanian gypsy musi...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Are you prescribed meds?

Posted: 18 May 2010, 4:21 am 

Replies: 33
Views: 3,001

Concerta. It's a relatively low dose, but it gives me enough of an edge that I can plan a little more easily, break out of hyperfocus sooner, and not "freeze" as often. I think I probably have ADHD, except that you can't diagnose it along with a PDD. Methylphenidate gives me the worst comedowns I'v...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: I am reminded how impaired I am

Posted: 18 May 2010, 4:08 am 

Replies: 13
Views: 2,060

I know what you mean. Sometimes I stare at people and observe the noises they're making but have no idea what the hell they're talking about. The only solution I know is to keep translating everything you hear into pictures and eventually it will start happening automatically. For me most common nou...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Link between autism and shamanism

Posted: 17 May 2010, 2:39 pm 

Replies: 36
Views: 8,980

Incidentally, are there any tricks to increase the rate of lucid dreams? I quite enjoyed the last one I had, I decided I was indesctructible, and could jump as far as the incredible hulk. Yeah everyday look at your hands and ask yourself "Is this a dream?" no need to actually ask that with words ju...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Are you prescribed meds?

Posted: 17 May 2010, 2:26 pm 

Replies: 33
Views: 3,001

Lots of people here with anxiety. Any of you tried GHB? I'm not suggesting anyone do anything illegal but that substance happens to be fairly easy to make.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Thinking - Whats so strange about it?

Posted: 17 May 2010, 2:24 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 1,717

People who believe thinking is "weird" are mindless simpletons. When they laugh just tell them to buzz off and quit disturbing you or you'll get the fly swatter and smack them over the head. Also, let them know that your thoughts are more significant than their peon sex and sports infested monkey b...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Are you prescribed meds?

Posted: 17 May 2010, 1:35 pm 

Replies: 33
Views: 3,001

Yeah I wouldn't wanna be neurotypical either. I think my natural talent for thinking outside the box as well as putting my knowledge together to make new things is directly related to high functioning autism.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: How do you know?

Posted: 17 May 2010, 1:29 pm 

Replies: 16
Views: 1,548

Yeah I have the same problem. Especially around females they seem to get offended a lot easier than males. People think I'm doing it on purpose because I'm an as*hole or something, I never tell anyone I'm mildly autistic maybe they wouldn't get offended as easily if they knew that.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Do people think you’re on drugs?

Posted: 17 May 2010, 12:46 pm 

Replies: 50
Views: 5,815

People have made fun of me for looking "high" and I suspect that they think I am "high" often. The worst part is that random strangers and even teachers have been vocal I suspect now that lots of people just assume that about me and I deal with it. I don't touch any drugs, not even alcoho...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Thinking - Whats so strange about it?

Posted: 17 May 2010, 12:44 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 1,717

Neurotypical people probably find me odd in many ways but 1 thing they really seem to find bizarre is thinking. If I just sit on the couch thinking my brothers look at the TV and start laughing because its not even turned on they seem to think its just another crazy thing I do. When theres no TV in ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Some of of daily struggles getting through the day

Posted: 17 May 2010, 12:31 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 1,650

This is an autism forum full of people with high functioning autism so I don't think your experiences are gonna sound unusual to anyone here. I go through the exact same things you described every day. I lost all inhibitions about socializing years ago out of obligation because I didn't even know wh...
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