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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. P

    Asperger's and Metaphors

    I cannot get this thought out of my head: the stereo-types of Asperger's and autism alike are associated with, in general, being literal thinkers, and being poor at understanding metaphors and similes. But metaphors, analogies, and similes are my strong-suit, one of my greatest strengths. In my...
  3. CatKid

    Modern Art

    Hi! I guess this is my second thread of the day...... lol..... (Aspergers is so confusing man) But yeah, does anyone here get confused when they see modern art (or any art with a deep meaning)? I either don't even try to work it out or I come to some really far-reaching conclusion,,, I'm an...
  4. DogwoodTree

    Adult ASD verbal creativity study

    This is, imo, a fascinating study on the verbal creativity of adults with ASD, especially as it compares to research on verbal abilities of ASD children...the results surprised the researchers. Link: http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fnhum.2014.00615/full Quote from article...
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