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  1. Georgia Galaxy


    Have you guys ever considered acting/theatre or experienced a job like that? Tell me about it! As some of you already know, I have appeared in a music video as a background waitress (SUPER excited for it to release in 2 - 4 weeks, I feel like I've been waiting forever). I have also dubbed over...
  2. D

    Hi, This is Me

    I am a retired mentally-active man of mid-60's age, as of January 2022. I have only in recent years fully understood and accepted that I have AS-Lite and iADHD By AS-Lite (my term) I mean Asperger's By iADHD (my term) I mean Inattentive ADHD. I have also called it ADhD. ADD seems a more...
  3. Autistamatic

    Why do autistic adults & parents of autistic kids often not get along?

    Over many months I've engaged with parents of autistic kids who have been scared by what they've seen from autistic adults on social media, and many autistics who have also been discouraged from engaging. These problems are not so noticeable on a forum like this due to the active moderation of...
  4. A


    Hello, I'm going to hold back on a name for now, because I'm unfortunately not there yet, but I will about myself! Also, I'm in my mid thirties. Where to begin... I guess the start? As a child I had a doctor diagnose me with delayed social skills and ADHD. This was enough to get me an IEP and...
  5. Shenandoah

    Formal assessment (Ontario, Canada)

    So if I were to pursue a formal assessment, how would I go about it generally and specifically in Ontario, Canada. My interest is two prong: 1. I have a sense that I am pretty inconsistent in my abilities, so it'd be helpful to have a better picture. I.e. visual, spacial, verbal stuff. My son...
  6. I

    Does it sound like I have Aspergers?

    Hi! I'm 24 years old, female. I've been to several psychologists and doctors looking for an answer and they either tell me they've never heard of my symptoms before, or they disagree on diagnoses. Sorry if this seems all over the place! Since I was a baby, I've always had little repetitive...
  7. Gryphacus

    What are the implications of an autism diagnosis as an adult?

    Hi all, This is my first post. I'm 24 years old and I strongly believe that I fall on the spectrum. It has been a surreal experience reading page after page of informational sites and blogs, like reading pages out of my own life. I've been living with recurring episodes of near incapacitation...
  8. H

    Autism in the Workplace SURVEY (employees)

    Hi. I am a 19 year old student currently doing an EPQ (Extended Project Qualification) on autistic employees in the workplace. It should result in a 5,000 word essay entitled “Are employers doing enough to support employees with autism spectrum disorders?”. I have created a short questionnaire...
  9. K


    Hi everyone. I'm kala I'm 24 and i just got diagnosed with high functioning autism last week. Look forward to reading and sharing stories with you all. I also started a facebook group for adult minorities and women on the spectrum! If you are a women or person of color on the spectrum, or...
  10. Mary Anne

    Where can a 61 year old Woman get diagnosed in the USA?

    Hi, I have always had sensory processing disorder, but have never been diagnosed. It’s causing me to lose my job, which I desparetely need. Plus, I just want to finally be officially diagnosed. How can an older person get diagnosed and how much does it cost? Thank you.
  11. Elizab3th

    Awkward potato seeks answers

    Hi, I'm Elizabeth, and I'm a 28 year old woman who works at a library and dreams of being a hermit. I've suspected I have Asperger's for nearly a decade. I've had debilitating anxiety all my life, undiagnosed OCD as a teen, diagnosed depression as an adult, and "something" else that made me the...
  12. Ameriblush

    I almost got lost in New York City, because...

    TL;DR : I traveled with other young adults (early 20s) my age, and got ditched in Times Square--I traveled with older folk in their 40s and had the time of my life. Linked to AS? ...I recently realized why people with Aspergers might do better with people older or younger than them, rather than...
  13. Hattie

    22 yr old girl, just diagnosed

    Hi all! I'm 22 and got diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome yesterday which feels like such a massive relief as I've spent most of my life struggling. When I was 17 I lived in a psychiatric hospital for 9 months and was diagnosed with all sorts sporadically, (BPD, bipolar, depression, anxiety)...
  14. M

    Do those symptoms sound like ASD?

    I'm not asking for a diagnosis, it recently dawned on me that my father might be autistic, He's 67 so I'm not going to do anything about it, I just want some closure after growing up in my toxic family that wasn't perfect otherwise anyways. So here are some examples: - walks into the room and...
  15. Lena_C

    Gifted Children and Adults--Neglected Areas of Practice by James T. Webb, PhD

    (Not written by me) Learning Objectives Be able to explain why efforts to re-define the concepts of intelligence and giftedness are important, and the methods used to identify these traits in children and adults Working with gifted and talented children and their families and with gifted...
  16. K


    Hi everyone, I'm not sure whether it's Aspergers or not, but I've always felt I was just really different from everyone else and until I recently started researching this topic I hadn't ever come across a group of people who understood some of the things I experience every day. I've been...
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