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 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Wanting To Inroduce Myself - Hope I'm In The Right Place

Posted: 16 Dec 2017, 12:32 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 150

Hi welcome to Wrong Planet! I can't give you much advice on navigating ASD at 52 as I'm 17 and just now starting the process of being diagnosed myself but I wanted to pop in and say I love your signature! I'm a bit of a Latin geek myself.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Question 1:

 Post subject: Re: Question 1:
Posted: 14 Dec 2017, 9:02 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 179

Hi I'm a 17 female who is finally just starting the process of getting diagnosed. I've wondered for a long time too, I saw a documentary on autistic savants when I was maybe 9 and I'm by no means a savant but things just felt eerily similar (the sensory/social issues) I've been seriously researching...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Misunderstanding NVLD?

 Post subject: Re: Misunderstanding NVLD?
Posted: 14 Dec 2017, 8:48 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 119

No one of the main characteristics of NVLD is good understand of the meaning and intricacies behind words. It's very similar if not identical to Grandin's Verbal Fact Thinker. I was diagnosed with it a few years ago because of the very large (as of the most recent testing 55 point) difference betwee...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Am i the only one who...?

Posted: 14 Dec 2017, 1:49 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 331

I get a strong urge to bite the people that I'm close to kinda the same way people do with a baby. I've chocked it up to "love aggression" I also used to grab and pull people's faces for what I can only assume was a similar reason when I was a toddler. I also enjoy closing my eyes or press...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Sensitive to heat and under sensitive to cold?

Posted: 24 Nov 2017, 2:30 pm 

Replies: 40
Views: 1,220

I'm the opposite as well super sensitive to cold and can tolerate relatively intense heat. It's weird though, as a kid, I remember people always asking if I was cold or hot because I didn't really react to either normally.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Back Seat Driver?

 Post subject: Re: Back Seat Driver?
Posted: 17 Nov 2017, 7:20 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 230

Yep. I know the feeling, happens especially when I have meltdowns.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: I'm 24, but I feel like I am 10 sometimes

Posted: 13 Nov 2017, 6:48 am 

Replies: 36
Views: 930

I don't really have much in the way of advice but I'm 17 and sometimes I feel younger than 10 maybe 7. I think it's an ASD thing honestly.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Anyone else stim by grinding/clanking teeth?

Posted: 10 Nov 2017, 10:34 am 

Replies: 25
Views: 686

Almost always. I also do the music thing. I don't clench and grind at the same time so it's not a super rough grind, still enough for wear though. I only do it when I'm awake not asleep so most likely a stim.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: One-sided sunglasses for sensory problems?

Posted: 28 Oct 2017, 9:16 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 336

I haven't heared of or seen sunglasses like that but I think they are a great idea. I'm not sure how they would be pulled off though because they would have to be the opposite of a car.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Old....very old School Report Card

Posted: 28 Oct 2017, 5:07 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 710

Interesting! Were you ever evaluated for any kind of disability when you were younger?

 Forum: Parents' Discussion   Topic: From parents' perspective ... most needed services?

Posted: 28 Oct 2017, 4:01 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 344

Hi everyone! I'll be going to college next year and I'm planning on majoring in either communication sciences and disorders, neuroscience, cognitive science, or nursing with a minor in either disability studies, computer science, or special education. I plan on going to grad/possibly med school. I w...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: The Ritvo Autism Asperger Diagnostic Scale-Revised (RAADS-R)

Posted: 28 Oct 2017, 2:01 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 954

If I remember correctly, when you sign up for the site it asks you which diagnoses you have and there is a self diagnosed and an unsure/might have option so it should help eliminate some of that.

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: Any auditory learners here?

 Post subject: Any auditory learners here?
Posted: 27 Oct 2017, 10:40 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 274

Hi guys! I'm diagnosed with NVLD but I've been pretty sure for years now that I'm also an aspie. I have good vision and can describe things visually I'm even good at games like Memory but my visual recall is garbage. Are any of you guys auditory learners? Can you guys give me any advice on memorizin...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Sensory Perception Quotient

Posted: 24 Oct 2017, 6:10 pm 

Replies: 31
Views: 1,518

47.0 not sure I marked the right answer for every one I have trouble matching the line of the question to the corresponding bubbles but I got the vast majority and fixed a handful of mistakes so make of it what you will.

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: Need help for a school project about ASD representation

Posted: 21 Oct 2017, 11:08 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 267

Done and I quite enjoyed the survey. Thank you for including self-diagnosis and a mixed race option :)

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Time Management problems

Posted: 21 Oct 2017, 10:30 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 247

Yep all the time!
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