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Getting a possible referral soon, chances of possible ASD?

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Mollinator5, Aug 23, 2019.

  1. Mollinator5

    Mollinator5 The Weeb

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    Autism List

    This has everything that I struggle with relating to autism traits/signs. It includes the Autism Quotient and RAADS-R scores and answers

    I hate self diagnosing myself, but am suspecting possible ASD. Hopefully today I can ask the psychologist if I can get a referral. I am giving this document to her.
     
  2. Streetwise

    Streetwise very cautious contributor

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    on the autism list did you say you do a lot of masking !do you know what that is! you're doing naturally what a lot of female Aspies do that's why psychologists don't recognise it it's good if they specialise in autism , I had a psychiatric nurse and her son was autistic so she knew quite a lot more still couldn't diagnose me .
     
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    Streetwise very cautious contributor

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    interesting that you have a psychiatric mental health nurse service in the USA .I think it's the same as a community psychiatric nurse!do you have school reports! ,medical reports !starting from when you were about two or three years old?! if you can get a friend !or relative !to go with you ,who knew !!!you at that age !!!!!that will help them a lot!
     
  4. Noba Loney

    Noba Loney New Member

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    Well nobody else can self diagnose you.

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  5. Tom

    Tom Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    Many of the things you wrote sound like spectrum traits. I am just self diagnosed. It happened when I was researching autism to understand family members better and stumbled upon myself so to speak. Joining autism forums, reading other people's experiences was very helpful for me in the self assessment.

    Very cute dog in the avatar picture. What kind is it?
     
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  6. Mollinator5

    Mollinator5 The Weeb

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  7. Streetwise

    Streetwise very cautious contributor

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    I didn’t until the doctor made me feel like a hypochondriac