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Have you met others on the spectrum

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Cactus, Mar 25, 2020.

  1. ZebraAspie

    ZebraAspie Well-Known Member

    Feb 24, 2017
    I have met sevral other autistics. My best friend at secoundry school and their was ather autistic at my school (mainstream. I went to a special needs college why I met a lot of autistic on different parts of the spectrum. I go to disability swimming club so met quite a few there. I feel their is a market for autistic to meet other autistics like their is place for LD people to meet other LD people. Although these things tend to be slightly forced having been to an event for young people with physical disabilities but then again I feel off with both physically disabled people and autistics people since I am both but neither side rarely gets it.
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  2. Ezra

    Ezra Rarely Seen Member

    Apr 13, 2014
    I spent my entire education with others on the spectrum. In a couple of private schools.
  3. Aeolienne

    Aeolienne Well-Known Member

    Oct 29, 2016
    Meetup is advising all members to meet virtually from now on. :(
  4. Mindf'Elle'ness

    Mindf'Elle'ness Peace and passion for ALL

    Feb 9, 2020
    Yes, I KNOW. I joined a Saturday morning meditation group and before the next weekend we were advised that we couldn't meet again for a while. The moderator is providing some kind of virtual meeting but I'm unfamiliar with the technology and told him I'll just wait until we can all meet in person again :rolleyes:
  5. Rectify

    Rectify Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

    Oct 2, 2018
    I wanted to meet others and one time I managed to get to a group (2hours away). I really enjoyed it, though we were a diverse group. But because it's so far away I can't go again. I wish though. There is a big part of me that longs for contact with others but it's so hard to find 'similar' others. And the thing is I've always been surrounded by 'different' others. I don't need MORE of those.
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  6. WoodWorkingJoel

    WoodWorkingJoel Active Member

    Feb 2, 2020
    I've only ever met people I suspected might be on the AS but honestly I didn't like them nor would I want to spend any time with them.
    Gives me a perspective when I get that reaction from other people.
    I certainly would not seek out others for a physical meetup.