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  1. Kavigant

    I Never Metaphor I Didn't Like

    One of the things I hear most frequently regarding autism is that autists don’t understand metaphors. This really trips me up as I try to evaluate myself for autism, because I think that I understand metaphors just fine. I think that perhaps I don’t get it: isn’t it true that metaphors cannot...
  2. Nummulite

    On a five year wait list

    I'm an adult living in Alberta, Canada. Last week I got a referral for an ASD assessment, and I got a call back this morning. She asked me some questions and then put me on the wait list, but she told me that the wait is an estimated 5 years. If I want it sooner I would need to have it done by a...
  3. star.stuff


    Hi All, I had the first part of my evaluation over the phone last night. Wow I feel drained! I consider myself very intelligent. I never had to study in school, always got straight A’s, I’m very good at understanding scientific concepts, etc. But that evaluation was so hard for me. The...
  4. Jena

    For those that been diagnosed by a doctor what are some of the things you remember during the tests?

    Hey so I been diagnosed by a doctor in 4th grade but for some real bizarre reason I am having a hard time remembering those tests. There is only one test I remember and it was these blocks that I had to organize in the pattern shown but everything else I forgot what went on in the test. So...
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