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travisl5678
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16 Jan 2012, 10:01 pm

Anyone watch 60 minutes this weekend? they had a story on Jacob Barnett, a 13 year old aspie with an advanced knowledge of psysics. google him for more info, it was pretty cool



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16 Jan 2012, 10:49 pm

I completely missed it. I guess I'll have to see of anyone was kind enough to put it on YouTube.


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16 Jan 2012, 11:13 pm

Damn it, now I feel stupid again.


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16 Jan 2012, 11:14 pm

MakaylaTheAspie wrote:
I completely missed it. I guess I'll have to see of anyone was kind enough to put it on YouTube.



Same here!! I didn't know about this until now. I should check it out asap :)



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17 Jan 2012, 2:26 am

I am not qualified to say where he sits on the spectrum but I do not believe him to be an Aspie at all. The ease with which he communicates with other people as well as his seemingly effortless popularity with his peers is anithetical to everything I understand about Asperger's syndrome. He is unquestionably a genius and a epic genius at that(I wish I could've learned Calculus in a week) but the 60 Minutes clip doesn't mention anything about him having Asperger's syndrome. Only that he was diagnosed with Autism when he was a toddler and through intensive therapy was able to overcome it.



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17 Jan 2012, 4:53 am

MakaylaTheAspie wrote:
I completely missed it. I guess I'll have to see of anyone was kind enough to put it on YouTube.


Hello!

It is on the CBS website. If posted on YouTube, YouTube might be forced to take it down, due to copyright issues.

Story:

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18560_162-5 ... op;stories

Video:

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id= ... pop;videos

Have A Great Day!

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17 Jan 2012, 11:14 am

Rob-N4RPS wrote:
MakaylaTheAspie wrote:
I completely missed it. I guess I'll have to see of anyone was kind enough to put it on YouTube.


Hello!

It is on the CBS website. If posted on YouTube, YouTube might be forced to take it down, due to copyright issues.

Story:

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18560_162-5 ... op;stories

Video:

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id= ... pop;videos

Have A Great Day!

Rob


Oh, thank you! :)


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17 Jan 2012, 11:23 am

I missed it, too. I'll take a look at the videos when I arrive home. :)


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17 Jan 2012, 11:53 am

Hello!

Happy to help. That's why I'm here.

This site has already done more for me than most of you will ever know. I'll keep you posted.

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17 Jan 2012, 8:48 pm

I could have learned Calculus in a week if I actually wanted too, but I try to restrain myself so my advanced math education doesn't feel pointless.


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