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asperger's sydrome

  1. Autistamatic

    The term "Aspie" --is it offensive? What do you call yourself?

    Recently some aggro has erupted on social media because a well known ASD creator known as "The Aspie World" produced a video about the "differences between Asperger's and Autism". It's not terribly well informed as is often the case, but it's got people up in arms at the suggestion that being an...
  2. N

    Can You Repeat That?

    I don't know if other people have this, but if I'm really caught up in something like writing or reading or something of the sort, and someone starts talking to me, I don't register it for several seconds or sometimes not at all. Even when they call my name first, it still takes some time for...
  3. L

    Learning To Aspie

    Hello everyone, I’m René and I’m 25. I live in South Africa and I was recently diagnosed with Aspergers. I’m very new to all new to the Aspie world and I thought that talking to people who experienced the world and the people in it the same as me would be a good place to start. For most of...
  4. Catalyst


    Hello. I'm self-diagnosed, and perhaps incorrectly, but Asperger's (according to the DSM-IV, anyway) fits me very well. My therapist and my psychiatrist believe my bipolar disorder explains everything I've been through as a kid and my social awkwardness now, saying that even aside from bipolar...
  5. Gritches

    Who's the Monster?

    Who's the Monster? I've been reading a lot lately about psychopathy (or more properly, antisocial personality disorder) and its overlaps and connections with autism. It should be noted that "psychopathy" doesn't actually have a formal definition in the DSM or ICD, but I fail to see any major...
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