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 Forum: Art, Writing, and Music   Topic: 50th Anniversary of the British Invasion

Posted: 07 Feb 2014, 5:49 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 809

The Beatles are fine, but I'd say the ladies you mentioned (especially Adele) were probably more influenced by the late, great, Dusty Springfield. [youtube][/youtube] It does not have to be the same sound as 1964. But if the Beatles and the original invasio...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Would you be neurotypical for a week if you got a chance?

Posted: 06 Feb 2014, 7:28 pm 

Replies: 57
Views: 2,394

Even though I would be scared both to do it and come back I say yes out of pure curiosity. Everybody here talks about NT' s guesses about them so it would be nice to find out what it is really like. It would help me not only find out about them but myself. The question that most fascinates me is wha...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: How did You find out You had Aspergers, Autism etc.?

Posted: 06 Feb 2014, 5:57 pm 

Replies: 43
Views: 2,921

I have always known I was "different" . Up until age 20 or so I had my share of bullying and was miserable. In my 20's I accepted that I was different and would always be that way. Things went fairly well with school, and classmates, then work and colleagues. and as far as I was concerned I had matu...

 Forum: Art, Writing, and Music   Topic: 50th Anniversary of the British Invasion

Posted: 06 Feb 2014, 4:32 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 809

On February 7, 1964 the Beatles arrived at New York's Kennedy airport and the British Invasion began. You can say as many do it ended in 1967 with the Psychedelic /Hippie explosion which was a worldwide not solely a British phenomenon. It as had it's up and down times but in one form or another the ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: A Question About Autism Speaks

Posted: 06 Feb 2014, 4:21 am 

Replies: 65
Views: 2,793

It would be great if Kingdom Of Rats and Jen got on TV. Carly Fleischmann is a representative of so called low functioning Autistic s that gets on TV a lot. Background video

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Autism/Asperger's Presentation at Jewish Museum- Help Needed

Posted: 06 Feb 2014, 2:47 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 685

Start by thanking them for coming. The biggest thing of all for that people need to understand is they need to listen hard and really try to understand what the Aspies in their life are saying. They need to understand that it is a neurological difference not character flaws or psychiatric disorder. ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: A Question About Autism Speaks

Posted: 06 Feb 2014, 1:50 am 

Replies: 65
Views: 2,793

Both neuromajority and Autistics are human but we have a neurology that is pervasively different. While it is possible for neurotypicals to understand Autistics and what they want and feel this is very difficult. Autism Speaks most certainly does not understand and disagrees with what a lot of Autis...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Would you say you are overly observant or rarely notice

Posted: 06 Feb 2014, 12:39 am 

Replies: 22
Views: 1,776

b_edward wrote:
Sometimes the one, sometimes the other. Seldom in between, if ever.

This is true about most everything in my life

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Meltdowns

Posted: 06 Feb 2014, 12:32 am 

Replies: 25
Views: 1,661

Meltdowns are just one part of many traits that define where you are on the spectrum. As for not having meltdowns the person might be less affected by sensory stimuli, low working memory, or has learned to control them or a combination of being less affected and self control. Sometimes I feel like d...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Problems keeping diaries and losing things

Posted: 06 Feb 2014, 12:08 am 

Replies: 10
Views: 947

Losing things is a "skill" I am quite good at. I am just glad that my head comes attached to the rest of my body or I would have lost it a long time ago.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Worried about myself

Posted: 05 Feb 2014, 11:52 pm 

Replies: 15
Views: 1,227

Finding out there are other people like yourself, and that there might be an explanation for things that have been a painful mystery is an incredibly powerful and positive feeling.

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Justin Bieber arrested in Miami

Posted: 05 Feb 2014, 9:17 pm 

Replies: 78
Views: 7,687

mr_bigmouth_502 wrote:
Seriously, what happened to good Canadian bands like Rush and Skinny Puppy?

And Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, The Guess Who, John Kay – lead singer of Steppenwolf, Peaches, Martha and the Muffins, Carole Pope

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Teenager with autism: expressing his thoughts on autism

Posted: 05 Feb 2014, 1:48 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 1,054

This video made me smile and rock back and forth (which I usually do not do)

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: Hank on 'Parenthood'

Posted: 05 Feb 2014, 12:24 am 

Replies: 49
Views: 7,180

I can not say I have watched every show just the last 3 starting when Hank got his suspicions. If you are conspiracy theory minded the founder of Autism Speaks was the former Chairmen at NBC and this is an NBC show. However SPOILER ALERT: In the last show revolves around Max's Mom advocating for Max...

 Forum: Adult Autism Issues   Topic: Sexually Aggressive Males

Posted: 04 Feb 2014, 11:41 pm 

Replies: 79
Views: 1,623

Any penetration without consent is Rape.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Amount of warning when needing to go to the bathroom.

Posted: 04 Feb 2014, 1:28 am 

Replies: 16
Views: 1,360

I have come to realize that I do not have as much warning that I need to go to the bathroom as other people. This is not often a problem, although there have been a few (very few) embarrassing situations when I do not wake up fast enough, but sometimes it seems like I am similar to a young child wh...
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