Aspergers are NOT SUPPOSED TO BE IMAGINATIVE OR CREATIVE!! !!

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07 May 2007, 7:23 pm

Hey, you Aspergers are not supposed to be imaginative or creative or inventive! For crying out loud you don't daydream!! !! !



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07 May 2007, 7:26 pm

We don't?!

Oh dear, I've been making lots of mistakes!



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07 May 2007, 7:29 pm

I'm not imaginative or creative. But I daydream a lot.


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07 May 2007, 7:29 pm

Okay, where should I start on how wrong that was?

1. People with AS can be some of the most imaginative people out there. The guy who created "Star Trek", the guy who created "Pokemon" had AS, and so on and so forth.

2. Nothing ever stated that Aspies don't daydream. You're thinking of autistics not being able to daydream, and that was talking about the full-on severe ones, while AS is at a much, much higher level on the spectrum.

3. I'm not creative or imaginative huh? Then how come in third grade I wrote the best story for ISTEP in the state? And how come people say I still have the imagination of a five-year-old when I'm eighteen? Answer that!



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07 May 2007, 7:33 pm

That's a false generalization. Lewis Carroll was also autistic. I'm an aspie and daydream more than I should and I plan on being a screen/comic writer. So nyeeh.



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07 May 2007, 7:36 pm

trent wrote:
Hey, you Aspergers are not supposed to be imaginative or creative or inventive! For crying out loud you don't daydream!! !! !

I am not an Asperger.
And I do daydream.
Although my life would probably be easier if I didn't. :)



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07 May 2007, 7:37 pm

Then most people here don't have AS.



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07 May 2007, 7:39 pm

trent wrote:
Hey, you Aspergers are not supposed to be imaginative or creative or inventive! For crying out loud you don't daydream!! !! !


I daydream alot. People with Aspergers can see things that others don't....


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07 May 2007, 7:40 pm

I'm intensely imaginative and creative. And daydream a lot. And fantasize, and ... oh, um ... :oops:

I agree, it's a false generalization.



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07 May 2007, 7:41 pm

It's a load of bollocks, that's what it is. 8)



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07 May 2007, 7:41 pm

Hey, Jonny B. Goode. If your so imaginative, prove it!! !! !! !



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07 May 2007, 7:44 pm

I also read somewhere that most people with Aspergers have either average or above average intelligence, Trent.



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07 May 2007, 7:46 pm

Well, my IQ is 86! So that means that I'm an intelligent individual!! !! !



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07 May 2007, 7:46 pm

LOL



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07 May 2007, 7:48 pm

This is a joke, right?


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