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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Janja, Jul 30, 2021.

  1. Janja

    Janja New Member

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    I am waiting for my assessment, but they can’t give it to me until November 10! I am very disappointed that I have to wait so long for this. It was suggested by a therapist I had gone to for an assessment of ADD that I probably do NOT have ADD. After asking multiple questions, she said it sounds more like autism, which shocked me. And yet made so much sense after I started reading about it. It sure would explain a lot. I am in turmoil, and I really need to talk to someone about this, not wait until Nov. 10. But I feel I shouldn’t tell others about it until I am diagnosed for sure. I’ve told my husband and he is supportive, but I really need to talk to a therapist. Not really sure what to do. I’m glad I found this forum, though.
     
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  2. Streetwise

    Streetwise Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    There's another US member who'll give you info on autism I waited nearly six months and 45 years before that not! uncommon!I'm in England ,we have state healthcare
     
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    Crossbreed Neur-D Missionary ☝️ V.I.P Member

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    Skittlebisquit Keep trying to be as amazing as you really are V.I.P Member

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    Hi welcome to the forum
     
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    hi there.
     
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  7. Martha Ferris

    Martha Ferris Seeking answers

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    Welcome. I am looking forward to getting to know you.
     
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    clg114 Still crazy, after all these years. Staff Member V.I.P Member

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    Welcome to Autism Forums!
     
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    Hello and welcome. I’m in the states but decided not to get a formal dx. Our system likes “list”, I do no care to be on anyone’s list.
     
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    Welcome!
     
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  11. Janja

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    Thank you, everybody, for the welcomes and the resources (Crossbreed). I will certainly explore them.

    I am feeling better about waiting until Nov. 10. I may not even be able to get tested then, if the Covid problems keep expanding. I’ve realized I don’t really need a label to move ahead with exploration and growth. That is interesting that ForestGumpett decided not to get a diagnosis—what is “list”?

    I like the list of books that VictorR presents.
     
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    watersprite inadvertent vagabond V.I.P Member

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    Welcome.