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Myths about Aspies sexuality and relationships

Myth:

  • Aspies have no “higher feelings”; they can’t feel love, be tender or be empathetic to others
  • Autistic people are asexual (derive no pleasure from sex).
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Asperger's and parenthood

I was first diagnosed with Asperger’s when I was almost 30 years old. 2 years after my then 10yo son was diagnosed with it. Today my oldest is almost 23 years old. 687 more words

TransParent Aspie

Let’s start with the terminology first; I’m assuming you’ve heard the term Aspie before, but just to be on the safe side… an Aspie is a person, who was diagnosed with Asperger’s disorder (ASD), which is a high functioning form of Autism (if you still have no idea what it means, i encourage you to look it up in google). 248 more words

The Real Deal - A Tribute to a Great Staff Member

During the summer, Academy MetroWest runs a small day camp. Some weeks at camp adhere to a specific theme and this week is one of them. 1,235 more words

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Should I Come Forward?

I haven’t been on this site in a long time, because a part of me has been debating something, and I needed time to think: Should I come forward? 921 more words

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Parents of kids with ASD warned about dietary supplements

Original post from Medical News Today

‘…………..Written by Markus MacGill

Children with autistic spectrum disorder tend to be picky eaters, and so parents tend to use supplements. 625 more words

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Why we (and my mum) are so glad the world is waking up to what autism is

Original post from The Guardian

‘…………By Joash Taylor

My first few years on this beautiful Earth were somewhat less than beautiful. I had been diagnosed with… 737 more words

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