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Why People With Asperger’s Look Rude And Creepy

I hate when people are rude. Especially to servers. If a guy is rude to a waiter I won’t go out with him again. Insensitivity like that is something people should be ashamed of. Unless you have Asperger’s. If you have Asperger’s, you sometimes need a … …read more

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Diagnosed with autism at 21, and OK with it

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It took 21 years for Lydia Wayman to understand why she was different.

At 2, she was discussing the life cycles of insects with her mother. At 4, she was reading chapter books. While gifted academically, Lydia refused most foods, couldn’t stand clothes with seams, and became inconsolable if bumped in …read more

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Hastings teenager starts autism waiting time petition

Image caption Matthew Collett-Leslie wants to reduce the wait for a possible diagnosis of autism A teenager with suspected autism who faces a wait of a year for a mental health diagnosis has started a petition to cut waiting times. Matthew Collett-Leslie … …read more

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My Son Has the Kind of Autism No One Talks About — Part 2

The comments in response to my last blog post taught me something very important. See, I was operating under the assumption that we, as a society, were not aware of autism in all of its forms. But those who commented showed me that I was wrong. You are aware. …read more

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