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In Norway, there's getting more and more of these so called Aspergers Corporations. These companies hires ONLY people with Aspergers syndrome and gives them the job they WANT. They can also train you and teach you in something if you dont know it yet. In an AS-Corporation, they always prioritize your very few interests and needs. Does you guys have this in your countries and/or USA?
From the 1st September i will be hired in an Aspergers-corp. and get 6 months in order to learn C ++...
Hey, so I'm pretty new to this place, and I find it really interesting, however there seem to be alot of shorts of words that I haven't encountered before so I'm guessing there related to aspergers/autism etc. So the ones I've seen the most of are AS, ASD, NT, and that's all I remember now. Could someone please tell me what they mean? And if there are other lingo that I've missed haha ^^,
I've noticed that people talk about difficulties understanding facial expressions with autism a lot, but I don't really know what it means to necessarily be able to read a facial expression. I can typically understand very expressive ones when people go over the top, such as when someone is grinding their teeth, they are mad, or when someone is smiling and showing teeth, they are happy. I also understand when people drop their jaw, they are shocked or surprised. However, those seems rather...
I catch myself doing this all the time. Whether doing my paperwork at work and going through one step at a time, or back when I was in fast food I was noticed doing this in front of co-workers, one who even starting doing it next to me as a joke trying to show me an example of what it sounded like to him.
For some reason, when it comes to tasks I've done over and over again, it is easier to say what I'm doing as I'm doing it for some reason.
Hi everyone! I am curious as to how my Aspie brothers and sisters connect artistically. I would love to know some of the following items, but feel very free to express yourself as you wish to discuss how art functions in your lives. I will answer the questions for myself at the end of this post!
What do you call "art"? What kinds of art interest you?
Were you artistically expressive as a child in any way(s)?
What role do any of these art forms play in your life today?
How has artistic...
What do you think the best movie about Asperger's Syndrome is?
I have come across a very interesting, informative, and relatable piece of writing about autism and the workforce on the website of one James Williams:
Two Perspectives on the Workforce
To summarize: the first author describes her experience mis-planning and failing in her desired career path due to undiagnosed autism. The second author then describes how he successfully pursued a suitable "career" by working with his self-knowledge as an autistic person, and discusses obstacles and options...
Long before I became aware of aspergers, I felt that while I seemed to think slower than others, it wasn't that I was inherently slow - it was just that I was processing much more information, and maybe to a deeper level, than others.
I recently attended a conference where a presenter illustrated life for someone on the autism spectrum by asking attendees to tell the story of Little Red Riding Hood, but without using the letter 'd'.
I thought this was a great illustration of the extra degree...
The study of 970 children, born in farm-rich areas of Northern California, is part of the largest project to date that is exploring links between autism and environmental exposures.
The University of California, Davis research – which used women’s addresses to determine their proximity to insecticide-treated fields – is the third project to link prenatal pesticide exposures to autism and related disorders.
“The weight of evidence is beginning to suggest that mothers’ exposures during...
Recognizing emotional facial expressions, an ability already impaired in many of those with autism, tends to get worse over time, according to new research from Georgetown University.
“Our findings suggest that while neurodevelopmental processes and social experience produce improvements in facial emotion recognition abilities for children without autism, autistic children experience disruptions in these processes,” said Dr. Abigail Marsh, associate professor of psychology in Georgetown...
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