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what is a meltdown?

  1. quarantinedonearth

    Shutdowns/Meltdowns---What are they? Do all adults with ASD have them?

    I'm a 26 year-old female and I'm trying to determine whether I'm a high functioning autistic or not. I have 35 of the 44 symptoms described in Rudy Simone's book Aspergirls. Except... I don't have angry meltdowns or shutdowns. I get very depressed sometimes but that's it. Does the fact that I...
  2. BlackWolfie555

    Meltdowns ?

    Since I'm new to this whole world, I'm wondering if what I'm feeling are meltdowns. I know in children it's a lot like temper tantrums and can be loud or just obviously a meltdown. But can they be and contained? Like I feel like I'm melting down, but I'm still walking through the grocery...
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