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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by simplestmind, Jun 7, 2014.

  1. simplestmind

    simplestmind Active Member

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    I am 31. I am female and have Asperger's syndrome. I was diagnosed approximately 10 years ago. I have been working with a dog trainer to teach my lab to be a service dog for me. Also have depression, severe anxiety as well as a mild case of agoraphobia. Diesel, my service dog in training will help me with many things.

    My main obsessions are dogs and scratchboard art. I also like to read various books about autism.
     
  2. Vanilla

    Vanilla Your friendly neighbourhood hedgehog V.I.P Member

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    Welcome :)

    I also have an obsession in learning more about AS. Scratchboard art is an interesting obsession; I have attempted this once in the past, though admit I would need much more practise to be able to do it well. Should you feel comfortable sharing some of your art, feel free to post them in the media section.
     
  3. Salmongirl17

    Salmongirl17 I'll try to make a full return

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    Hello and Welcome!! :)
     
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    Nitro Admin/Immoral Turpitude Staff Member Admin V.I.P Member

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    Welcome to AC
    your art will be very welcome here too
     
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    arthousesalem Well-Known Member

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    Hello and welcome :)
    What does your service dog help you with?
     
  6. simplestmind

    simplestmind Active Member

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    Diesel my service dog in training, He helps keep people away from me in crowds, I have sensory issues so he does deep pressure therapy, and he brings me medication when I am having a panic attack as well as removes me from situations that maybe difficult for me
     
  7. simplestmind

    simplestmind Active Member

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    And thank you for the welcomes.
     
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  8. Nitro

    Nitro Admin/Immoral Turpitude Staff Member Admin V.I.P Member

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    I like the name you chose :cool:
     
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  9. Sander

    Sander Master Liar

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    Welcome to AC Simplestmind!