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    Hi everyone!

    Greetings everyone, My name is Adi, and I am the proud parent of Saar, a lively 17-year-old who happens to have autism. I have created a blog, 101Autism.com, with the aim to share our family's journey and offer guidance to those who may be going through similar experiences. Saar, much like any...
  2. S

    Does anyone have a special interest with time zones and electrical plugs/voltages?

    I have a special interest in time zones and electrical plugs. Does anyone else also have a special interest in time zones and electrical plugs/voltages?
  3. L

    Hello, newly diagnosed and struggling a bit....

    Hello, This is my first time reaching out to an online support group for anything at all. But, my therapist suggested that searching for a community to connect with (even one online) might help with the struggles I've been recently experiencing. I am 35 years old, and only recently diagnosed...
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    My boyfriend has outburst and I have never experienced something like this before.

    Hi everyone. My name is jay and I am so new to this all. I started dating someone two months ago. We seen each other on and off for a month and I never once thought he had high functioning autism. He didnt tell me until after we were facebook official and I thought he was just saying silly...
  5. simetra

    Trading Christmas for progress

    Not to be dramatic or anything but tomorrow is Christmas Eve (at least for the majority of people in the country I live in and traditionally my family). Christmas used to be a huge thing for me. Granted, I'm in my twenties so my childhood is not as far away as it is for other people. And for...
  6. simetra

    Walking on tiptoes. Just because.

    I recently watched a YouTube video by The Aspie World titled ASPERGERS symptoms in children: 5 ways YOU spot Autism, in which one trait of some people with Asperger Syndrome is said to be walking on their tiptoes, especially in their childhood and teenage years. That video unearthed a part of...
  7. simetra

    Swimming, but sinking

    Thinking back to my school years, one of my strongest memories is how utterly untalented I was in all things sport-related. But my sport-problems started even before I entered elementary school, especially with swimming. I was perfectly content with my floaties. Being in the water was amazing...
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    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...
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