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'The lonely, isolated, unwanted, mocked, and misunderstood': Some comments on Asperger’s disorder, by Robin Holloway

Refining the Spectrum: We Need Better Diagnostic Distinctions for Children with AS

Lonely, isolated, unwanted, mocked, shunned, rejected, denigrated, despised, ostracized, misunderstood and friendless: stringing together so many negative adjectives may seem a little bit exaggerated – but that’s exactly the point I am trying to make. 2,592 more words

Psychoanalysis

Autism...

I am currently in my 2nd year of teaching Special Education at a local elementary school. Yes, this is only my 2nd year so granted I do not have as much knowledge and wisdom as some that have been in the field for 20 or so years. 1,320 more words

READY PLAYER ONE

I’m currently reading READY PLAYER ONE by Ernest Cline.
So far it seems to be a book about finding an Easter egg in a video game. 63 more words

Aspergers

don't touch me

Touch me.
Don’t.
My heart races
From panic.
I long to reach out.
I can’t.
I won’t let myself.
Heart panics.
You reach out.
I recoil. 14 more words

Asperger's Syndrome

5 Practical Tips for Young Adults with Autism Seeking Employment...Ron Sandison

After I graduated from Oral Roberts University with a Master of Divinity, I was employed four years as a youth pastor and helps minister. When Metro Detroit experienced harsh economic conditions due to the automotive industry I found myself unemployed. 758 more words

Key Ministry

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