Category Archives: Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Friendly Shopping Trip

Earlier today I went to my local Toys R Us who were open an hour earlier than usual to give customers with autism and other disabilities the chance to shop for an hour before other customers pile in. As soon … Continue reading

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What Not to Say/Do to Someone With Asperger’s

I have heard many things since being diagnosed with high functioning autism that have upset or angered me. I’ve also seen many of these lists, and decided to make my own based off of my own experiences. Continue reading

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Mask: OFF

What I’m asking for is for people to let me be myself as much as I can be in public. Or at least just validation for my disorder(s). Continue reading

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What is it Like to Have Asperger’s?

It’s a survival instinct to try and blend in with neurotypicals for me, something that I can rarely switch off, and it uses up a lot of energy fast. Continue reading

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“You Don’t Seem Like You Have Asperger’s!”

The phrase that I’ve heard about 90% of the time when I’ve told someone I have Asperger Syndrome is “but you don’t look/seem/act like you have Asperger’s!”. Continue reading

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Autism Spectrum Disorder: My Diagnosis

I was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in October 2013, one year after my ADD diagnosis and was 15 years old and 3 months. Continue reading

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