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 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Just a brief up date.

 Post subject: Just a brief up date.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016, 1:59 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 320

Hey Gang, It's been a long time since I've posted on here as some may recall I was having issues getting any type of help when I was taking prep classes and "vocational rehab" wasn't going anywhere either. I left the college I was going to and sought out a tutor at a local Autism Center wh...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: For those that believe Autism is good, what are your reasons

Posted: 30 Oct 2015, 9:45 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 1,361

I can only speak for my self but I think the only "positives" of having Autism is the intense interests which kinda makes me very knowledgeable Tho the cons kinda out weighs the positives for me

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: What did Alex (Plank) do wrong?

Posted: 22 Oct 2015, 11:44 am 

Replies: 28
Views: 1,455

To put it bluntly Youtube by way of any other social media sites are full of trolls. I for one am glad I have found this site/community and have communicated with some pretty awesome people So thanks Alex for this page.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Is 200 mg sertraline a lot??

Posted: 22 Oct 2015, 11:32 am 

Replies: 11
Views: 889

I was recently prescribed it as well 50mg for anxiety issues needless to say the first week it kicked my ass I was always sleeping and/or tired couldn't drive or focus in class, I'm nearing my 2nd week thus far seams to be helping as I now have a ' don't give a phuck ' outlook meaning if something h...

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: Local police chief offers life changing opportunity to teen.

Posted: 21 Sep 2015, 8:12 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 376

NEWTON COUNTY, Ga. — A local grandmother’s simple wish for her grandson with special needs turned into a life-changing experience, all thanks a police chief with a big heart....."Now Jajuan has autism. Autism does not have Jajuan," said Ray. “I think they changed the rest of his life.” Mor...

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: "Girl Meets World" doing an episode about AS!

Posted: 13 Sep 2015, 6:38 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 1,327

It was reasonable, but you wouldn't expect a Disney show to be massively hardhitting. It would have been better if the Asperger's potential diagnosis was over a number of episodes, rather than neatly do it in one episode, and probably for it to be completely forgotten next week. I finally worked up...

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: "Girl Meets World" doing an episode about AS!

Posted: 12 Sep 2015, 11:47 am 

Replies: 22
Views: 1,327

So was it the typical disney format where nothing really serious happens and everything ends up the same in the end where everyone is happy.

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: CRT or LCD: What's your favorite?

Posted: 02 Sep 2015, 9:29 pm 

Replies: 43
Views: 4,821

LCD due to the fact they are light weight energy efferent and offers a decent picture where as CRT's to get a decent size screen one would have to break his back trying to lift the thing I have yet to see any CRT's offer HD resolution or is ATSC compatible and the biggest thing with CRT/LCD is LCD i...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Being told your selfish

 Post subject: Re: Being told your selfish
Posted: 31 Aug 2015, 10:03 pm 

Replies: 33
Views: 1,818

well I was called selfish/self centered by my mother when I was a kid/teen but that was before anybody knew I had Autism I didn't think of it then most recently I was called a self adsorbed sh!t by an ex friend because I felt uncomfortable being set up for going for coffee with a waitress how did I ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: What do you think of the R word campaign?

Posted: 30 Aug 2015, 10:06 pm 

Replies: 36
Views: 1,493

For me I shy away from using the label of ' retarded ' when referring to something whom is or appears to be lower functioning but rather intellectually disabled/delayed are the terminologies that I chose to use, same goes for the outdated term ' mongoloid ' when referring to somebody whom has Down s...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Evaluations At Vocational Rehab

Posted: 27 Aug 2015, 7:00 pm 

Replies: 15
Views: 632

a battery of tests relating to IQ short term long term memory recall processing tests just a series of all kinds of test I didn't care for the person doing the tests or their doctor as their reports were flawed

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: ACT compass test question Advice please.

Posted: 25 Aug 2015, 9:42 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 309

I've never heard of the ACT Compass until now. I took the SAT's back in 1978 and 1979. It seems as if mainly high school students take the ACT. What have you been told about its use for you? Hey, the SAT's are yet a different test if you will the Compass test shows the college where one stands acad...

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: ACT compass test question Advice please.

Posted: 24 Aug 2015, 6:50 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 309

No one?

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: ACT compass test question Advice please.

Posted: 22 Aug 2015, 9:50 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 309

Hey Gang, I'm looking at various colleges that I'm thinking of applying two however the issue is for all new students they are required to take an compass test now right off the bat it appears that most of the questions are what maybe asked is kinda what I'm having issues learning now so my question...

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: Anyone else have no friends?

Posted: 20 Aug 2015, 9:11 am 

Replies: 22
Views: 1,255

umm nobody in person these days I have a childhood friend that I text once every few months and see once every 5 years or so if that counts and I have a few online friends whom I never met if that counts

If not then no I have no I don't have any friends that I communicate with face to face

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: ASD, OCD, and ADHD?

 Post subject: Re: ASD, OCD, and ADHD?
Posted: 20 Aug 2015, 9:09 am 

Replies: 17
Views: 551

Along with ASD (level 1) I've had been known to have ADD or what is now known as ADHD depression (by history) and anxiety that on top of 3 other LD's.
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