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 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Respect in IT

 Post subject: Re: Respect in IT
Posted: 16 Jul 2014, 9:25 pm 

Replies: 15
Views: 1,420


So I am going to community college to become a network and systems administrator, I worked odd jobs and I am tired of being paid dirt without being respected. Do people who work in IT get respect for what they do? I understand that at some companies you may have really stupid people who expect too ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Diagnosis later in life

 Post subject: Re: well. ..
Posted: 16 Jul 2014, 9:06 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 1,055


My husband was diagnosed Asperger's at 53. The diagnosis saved our marriage. It still isn't easy, but we are working on it together. He took early retirement at work. He had a huge meltdown at work, and scared his coworkers. This was right around when a supposed Asperger diagnosed person shot up hi...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Diagnosis later in life

Posted: 16 Jul 2014, 6:13 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 1,055


Thank you for your response, David. I'm actually thinking about becoming a truck driver simply because the pay is decent and I'm not stuck in an office.

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: I am starting to get tired of casual encounters!

Posted: 16 Jul 2014, 6:01 pm 

Replies: 13
Views: 913


Otaku, ignore the haters. As a 37 year old man, I want a family too. It's taken me 37 years to find a special woman, one who seems to love me although it's only been about 6 months. I was just diagnosed with Autism today and timidly broke the news to her. She hugged me and said, "I've pretty much kn...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Horrible Psychiatric Evaluation

Posted: 16 Jul 2014, 5:50 pm 

Replies: 36
Views: 2,341


I had an evaluation by a psychiatrist today and had the results almost immediately. The entire evaluation lasted almost four hours in which the doctor was careful, methodical, and compassionate. The evaluation was not inexpensive. If you are interested in specifics, send me a private message. The do...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Diagnosis later in life

 Post subject: Diagnosis later in life
Posted: 16 Jul 2014, 5:42 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 1,055


Hello Everyone, It's been a rather sobering day. At 37 years old, I've finally been officially diagnosed as having Autism Spectrum Disorder. I cannot say that I'm entirely surprised as it is something I've long suspected since I've been unable to hold on to a job for very long (not due to laziness o...
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