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31 Jan 2017, 7:12 pm

It has become horrible where I live. Anybody else dealing with this?



kraftiekortie
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31 Jan 2017, 7:22 pm

I live in NYC. Yes, autism can be a stigma even here.



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31 Jan 2017, 8:13 pm

I get better treatment. People won't sit next to me a lot of times. I can roam the halls for my pedometer. People won't ask me for passes.



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31 Jan 2017, 8:45 pm

I don't really disclose my autism to very many people, but there are some people who seem to really dislike me and it probably has something to do with some behaviors related to autism. I recently told a couple of people on a dating site that I have autism though because I was curious to how they would respond. They both seemed pretty accepting after I told them.



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31 Jan 2017, 9:15 pm

Yes, I think it would be a stigma. I have worked so hard to get to where I am now. A formal diagnosis could only hurt me at this stage.