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    Research for eating disorders in autism

    Hello everyone! (Trigger warning for discussion of eating disorders) I am currently doing a Masters in autism research and have an assignment which is a research proposal on "Improving eating disorder treatments for autistic males". I wanted to consult with the autistic community before...
  2. Utini

    Need advice on how to handle new job. Should I tell them that I am autistic?

    I would like to tell them but I don't think it would turn out well. Nobody would understand and then I would be treated differently. I do want to be treated differently but not in the way that they probably would. I come in on time, I do my job, I obey, and I'm afraid to sit down or take...
  3. Utini

    Troubles working in healthcare

    Looking for other people that are familiar with a busy job in healthcare or any loud and fast paced job really. Would like to know if you have any of the same problems/feelings. My biggest concern lately, as I get older is that I don't take care of myself at work. I'm a CNA on a med/surg/neuro...
  4. Bolletje

    Balance is a tricksy hobbit.

    I've made it through my first month back in med school. It's been quite the month. In january I was sitting at home, overweight, chainsmoking, binge drinking and worrying about the future. These last four weeks I've spent twelve hours a day studying, I've stopped smoking, hardly had a drink, and...
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    Anyone work in social care/healthcare?

    I'm curios if anyone with AS have a successful career in these areas, working with people? And what are the problems you face in everyday work (or when you started)? About me: I've been a freelance musician for some years (I'm 28), but I haven't found any special niche or stable gig, so music...
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