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 Forum: In-Depth Adult Life Discussion   Topic: Trauma after trying desperately to fit in with NTs?

Posted: 20 Apr 2014, 3:10 pm 

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I have also found some webpages that talk address the issue.. Here's one: Burnout on the Autism Spectrum . Edit: And I forgot to mention: I didn't know I might be autistic until a couple years ago, and was diagnosed a few months ago. I am 40 yrs old. FYI :The link is to a website from Aghogday a re...

 Forum: In-Depth Adult Life Discussion   Topic: Does this describe your Impairments?

Posted: 20 Apr 2014, 2:58 pm 

Replies: 18
Views: 2,053


Interesting. What does the author say to do to fix it? These things somewhat apply to me. - isolation and poor social support systems I'm quite awful at reaching out and maintaining relationships. However, I have a decent sized extended family that lives locally. I find that ai pretty much never so...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Ohio Man Holds Sign On Corner For Harassing Family

Posted: 20 Apr 2014, 2:45 pm 

Replies: 26
Views: 936


How different from Pennsylvania where a student who filmed his bullier s got convicted for it. while the bullies went unpunished. Never ceases to amaze me how location makes a radical difference in attitude.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: does your dad have autism Traits

Posted: 19 Apr 2014, 8:19 pm 

Replies: 42
Views: 2,223


Yes. Obsessive interests. Not understanding when others are bored, He had a separate room for his hobbies. It got to the point there was no room to walk, Flustered when having to multitask or do anything he does not want to do. Perfectionist but very slow worker. Noise sensitivity. If my mom clanks ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: regresive autism?

Posted: 19 Apr 2014, 7:59 pm 

Replies: 39
Views: 2,168


Regressive ASD is this one subcategorial entity of autistic disorders that always stimulates a lot of apprehension amongst parents whilst observing their child's developmental phases, and it's been hypothesized outwith the mainstream media and scientific community by immunologists; biochemists, and...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Do older people who have aspergers stim as often?

Posted: 19 Apr 2014, 4:54 pm 

Replies: 39
Views: 6,967


About the same. The difference is I am not ashamed of it now.

 Forum: Adult Autism Issues   Topic: Losing Interest During Sex

Posted: 19 Apr 2014, 11:55 am 

Replies: 13
Views: 198


AdamAutistic wrote:
i get that sometimes while masturbating. i call it "orgasm failure". it makes me mad.


I call it getting old

 Forum: Adult Autism Issues   Topic: Has British slang entered American vernacular?

Posted: 19 Apr 2014, 11:53 am 

Replies: 31
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Any favourites? I don't know, Liverpool, Madchester , Cockney, mockney (Lily Allen) , enjoy what Johnny Rotten has to say and the way he says it most of the time All the worst ones then. ;) Do not like as much, Royal Family, Dowton Abbey etc. Like 1960's TV show The Avengers. Peter Sellers is my fa...

 Forum: In-Depth Adult Life Discussion   Topic: Does this describe your Impairments?

Posted: 19 Apr 2014, 11:28 am 

Replies: 18
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Adamantium wrote:
Sometimes in avoiding the stress, I don't do things that would be in my best interest to do.

While all of the categories fit to some degree at some times, The above is very strong. Even if I end up doing things in my best interest it takes forever to 1. Decide 2. Then actually do them.

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: School charges student for collecting proof of harassment

Posted: 17 Apr 2014, 12:18 am 

Replies: 44
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/\ A lot of fights are never reported or observed by anyone in power, especially if there are no surveillance cameras. If it's over quickly enough and no serious injuries the screws are none the wiser. This is 2014. Surveillance cameras are in all sort of locations. If if not the kids will have a p...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Payment bias

Posted: 16 Apr 2014, 11:48 pm 

Replies: 13
Views: 1,108


Acedia wrote:
Do you think there should be a law, something like a diagnostic integrity act - to ensure good standards when diagnosing?


In theory yes, but how would you prove it? If they diagnose over a certain percentage of patients and they are paid they get a criminal record?

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Help. I think my beloved now ex has ASD/aspergers

Posted: 16 Apr 2014, 11:25 pm 

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I nor anybody here is a trained psychologist so we can't diagnose him. But he has a lot of autistic traits that can be other things also. If he is autistic the sleeping, going to bed at 9PM could be exhaustion from the socialization or sensory over stimulation at work. Approaching him with Autism wi...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Just Diagnosed at 29. So Confused.

Posted: 16 Apr 2014, 10:28 pm 

Replies: 43
Views: 1,936


Adjusting is difficult when you are an "Aspie". Getting diagnosed involves adjusting to the way you think of yourself. You probably going to want find out everything there is to know about Aspergers all at once. There is so much to learn and we do poorly when overwhelmed with a lot of information al...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Define Social Situations

Posted: 16 Apr 2014, 9:58 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 554


Even in those rare occasions where you 'kind of' know that that person could really use a hug, it feels so awkward and unnatural to actually do it, that inhibition and hesitation cause a sort of momentary paralysis and then the moment is passed and it's too late. I know exactly what you mean here! ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: The upbringing factor?

Posted: 16 Apr 2014, 9:50 pm 

Replies: 16
Views: 1,434


The person with good parenting has a huge advantage over the person with abusive parents. That does not mean the person with abusive parenting if he or she has more skills/willpower/innate personality/luck can not do better then the person with good parenting. My parents made mistakes but considerin...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Are You On Social Media?

Posted: 16 Apr 2014, 8:12 pm 

Replies: 20
Views: 2,270


For family and a couple of interests. I am on Facebook and Twitter it about 5 minutes a day with my real name.
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